Soetta Airport Railway Operates Again Today, Ticket Prices Start at IDR 10 Thousand
Jakarta - The Soekarno-Hatta International Airport Railway or Soetta Airport Railway managed by PT Railink is back in operation starting today, July 1, 2020. Of course, in its operation, Railink will implement the Covid-19 preventive health protocol, for officers and passengers.
Quoted from the statement of Acting Managing Director of PT Railink, Mukti Jauhari, Monday (6/29/2020), he said that indeed the Soekarno-Hatta Airport Railway was returning to serve passengers starting on July 1, 2020, PT Railink has compiled new Habit adaptation steps that must be obeyed by passengers while in the Station area, and while on the Airport Railroad journey.
Here are the things you should know before using the Soetta Airport Train , summarized by Liputan6.com , Wednesday (1/7/2020).
First, Mukti explained the provisions for prospective passengers, escorts, or visitors to the airport train, required to wear masks while in the station area or on the Airport Railroad journey.
Second, must maintain a minimum distance of one meter, or follow the signs / markers available with other passengers or officers.
Third, while passengers with a body temperature of more than 37.3 degrees Celsius are not allowed to take the Airport train.
Fourth, said Mukti to avoid physical contact, it is advisable to buy [Soetta Airport Railway] tickets (Soetta Airport Train ") online through the website, Railink application, and Railink partners.
"Implement a clean and healthy lifestyle, regularly wash hands, do not spit, dispose of trash in its place, and avoid touching the face," he said.
While for prospective passengers or passengers can report to the officer if they feel and are not healthy, or have symptoms similar to Covid-19, it is advisable to immediately contact the Covid19 service number at 112, 081-112-112-112 and 081-388-376-955 (Dinas DKI Jakarta Provincial Health).
Then, PT Railink Public Relations, Diah Suryandari added that the operation of the Soekarno-Hatta Airport Railway was only 62 trips in one day, not normal as usual.
That was the case before the impact of the Large-Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) especially for DKI Jakarta. The Soekarno-Hatta Airport Railway was temporarily closed on April 12 to May 31, 2020, and was officially operational again on July 1, 2020.
"PT Railink will stop operating temporarily (Airport Train) from April 12 to May 31, 2020 and will continue to be evaluated. This is in anticipation of the spread of Covid-19 and supports the implementation of Large Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) in DKI Jakarta, "concluded Mukti Jauhari as Acting President Director of PT Railink to reporters on Thursday (04/09/2020).
Previously, PT Railink would re-operate the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (Soetta) railroad starting July 1, 2020. Of course, this operation was implemented with strict health protocols.
Citing Railink's official Instagram page, @kabandararailink, Wednesday (6/24/2020), the price of the Soetta Airport train ticket starts at Rp. 10,000. Prospective passengers can order it through online channels and go-shows via vending machines.
"Tickets start from Rp. 10 thousand. Ordering tickets can be through online channels and go shows (vending machines)," admin @kandarandarilink said in the comments column, answering one netizen's question.
Meanwhile, the schedule for departure and arrival of the Airport Train is still being evaluated and will be updated via Railink social media. As for the Kualanamu Airport Railway in Medan, the operation has not yet resumed, awaiting the evaluation of the relevant parties.
PT Railink said it would stop all airport train trips, both Soekarno-Hatta Airport trains and Medan Kualanamu Airport trains.
The cessation of this operation was the impact of the corona virus spread (Covid-19) which continued to increase which caused the number of passengers to drop dramatically.
Not only that, this is also part of Railink's efforts in carrying out the status of Large Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) especially for DKI Jakarta.
"PT Railink will stop operating temporarily (Airport Train) from April 12 to May 31, 2020 and will continue to be evaluated. This is in anticipation of the spread of Covid-19 and supports the implementation of Large-Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) in DKI Jakarta, "said Mukti Jauhari as Acting President Director of PT Railink to reporters on Thursday (4/4/2020).
Passengers who already have tickets, can return tickets 100% (one hundred percent) outside the booking fee, by including proof of tickets and proof of transaction to email [email protected]
"PT Railink will continue to monitor the development of the situation and will take the anticipatory steps needed to restart the airport train service later when the situation starts to improve," concluded Mukti.