The front facade of the Jatinegara Station
|Location||Jatinegara, East Jakarta|
|Elevation||16 metres (52 ft)|
|Owned by||Ministry of Transportation (Indonesia)|
|Platforms||3 island platform, 1 side platform|
|Rebuilt||2021 (target completion year)|
Jatinegara Station is a railway station in Jatinegara, East Jakarta, Indonesia. The station is the main entrance to Jakarta from cities east of Jakarta. Jatinegara station is operated by Kereta Api Indonesia.
All but a few intercity trains originating from cities west of Jakarta stop at Jatinegara[a]; however, all trains heading to those cities pass the station. The government is planning to make the station into a terminus for some of these trains.
Before the construction of the station, the area where the current building stood was known as swamp named "Rawa Bangke". Jatinegara station was built in 1910 during the Dutch colonial period. It was known then as Meester Cornelis station. The station was designed by S. Snuyff, the head of the department of public work of the Indies at that time. Jatinegara station was the main station for the independent municipality of Meester Cornelis (now Jatinegara, a subdistrict of Jakarta). The station was meant to be the main connection to the east (Bandung).
- Intercity trains that does not stop at Jatinegara are: the Gumarang, the Kertajaya, the Tawang Jaya, early-morning services of the Argo Parahyangan, the Pangandaran, the Walahar Express/Cilamaya Express and local trains for Jatiluhur railway station.
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