Tourism Train to Bogor with Warna Warni Indonesia Foundation

Caption 1: Bogor Station, Heritage Building.
Warna Warni Indonesia Foundation in cooperation with the Indonesian Railways invites you to attend cultural, historical, and education tourism by riding a train from Gambir to Bogor Station. The event will be held on June 9, 2012, the participating groups will be invited to visit Bogor Station which shows its unique architecture, Batutulis heritage site and Bogor Palace, while enjoying painting collection by world class painters belongs to the late Bung Karno, and lunch and bazaar with Sundanese style. If you are interested in attending this event, please contact WWI number at: +62217247318.
Brief History of Bogor - Sukabumi Railway Route
In 1830, Dutch East Indies led by General Governor van den Bosch started to implement the Force Labor System. Since that year, Dutch East Indies government opened up many new plantations in the mountainous area, such as: sugar cane, kina, coffee and so forth. Of course, to bring the harvest to the harbor to be exported were needed a bigger means of transporter, that was a train.
In 1863, a private train company, Nederlandsch-Indische Spoorweg-Maatschappiji (NIS) was established. Having the decision letter issued by the General Governor of East Indies and the Decree by King of the Netherlands, in 1869 started the development of Batavia (Jakarta) – Buitenzorg (Bogor) train track by NIS. On January 31, 1873, the railway line from Batavia – Buitenzorg with 54 km length was officially operated.
Caption 2: The map of Jakarta’s railway track was seen from Jakarta until Bogor (blue) which is a railway route for cultural tourism, history, and railway education.
Nowadays, this railway route between Jakarta and Bogor served by the commuter train, where previously this route was served by electric locomotive ESS 3201 known as BonBon and also served for the first time by electric train made by General Electric.

Bogor Station, Heritage Building

Bogor Station, a heritage building.

Warna Warni Indonesia Foundation in cooperation with the Indonesian Railways invites you to attend cultural, historical, and education tourism by riding a train from Gambir to Bogor Station. The event will be held on June 9, 2012, the participating groups will be invited to visit Bogor Station which shows its unique architecture, Batutulis heritage site and Bogor Palace, while enjoying painting collection by world class painters belongs to the late Bung Karno, and lunch and bazaar with Sundanese style. If you are interested in attending this event, please contact WWI number at: +62217247318.

Brief History of Bogor - Sukabumi Railway Route

In 1830, Dutch East Indies led by General Governor van den Bosch started to implement the Force Labor System. Since that year, Dutch East Indies government opened up many new plantations in the mountainous area, such as: sugar cane, kina, coffee and so forth. Of course, to bring the harvest to the harbor to be exported were needed a bigger means of transporter, that was a train.

In 1863, a private train company, Nederlandsch-Indische Spoorweg-Maatschappiji (NIS) was established. Having the decision letter issued by the General Governor of East Indies and the Decree by King of the Netherlands, in 1869 started the development of Batavia (Jakarta) – Buitenzorg (Bogor) train track by NIS. On January 31, 1873, the railway line from Batavia – Buitenzorg with 54 km length was officially operated.

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The map of Jakarta’s railway track was seen from Jakarta until Bogor (blue) which is a railway route for cultural tourism, history, and railway education.

Nowadays, this railway route between Jakarta and Bogor served by the commuter train, where previously this route was served by electric locomotive ESS 3201 known as BonBon and also served for the first time by electric train made by General Electric.

 
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