TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - State-owned railway operator PT KAI prepared 50 additional trains or 29,456 seats per day during Eid el-Fitr 2019 season which consisted of 27 executive and business-class trains, 11 non-PSO economic-class trains, 4 PSO economic-class trains, and 8 trains using unused train sets.
“Additional trains during Eid homecoming 2019 can be purchased starting Day-60 of Eid el-Fitr,” said KAI spokesperson Agus Komarudin via a short message, Monday, February 25, adding that more trains were prepped in a bid to anticipate hike of passengers during the season.
PT KAI has opened ticket sales for Eid homecoming season starting Day-90 or early Monday, February 25.
“In preparation of Eid el-Fitr on June 5-6, would-be passengers can buy a ticket for departure on May 26, 2019, or Day-10 of Eid starting Monday, February 25,” said PT KAI president director Edi Sukmoro Sunday during a press conference in Gambir Station, Jakarta.
Edi explained that would-be passengers could grab a ticket for Eid homecoming via KAI official website kai.id, official application KAI Access, and other partner travel applications starting Monday, February 25.