The first elevated railroad track in Medan began operating02 Desember 2019
PT KAI Divre I of North Sumatra officially operates the Airport Railway overpass, Medan. The overpass will be passed by the train from Medan City to Kualanamu International Airport, Deli Serdang Regency and vice versa.
"Since Sunday (1/12) yesterday. With the operation of the railroad track, there has been a change in train travel in North Sumatra I Divre with the whole," explained the Public Relations Manager of PT KAI North Sumatra I Divre, M Ilud Siregar, Monday (12/02/2019) .
For passenger train trips, he continued, there are 40 regular train trips and 50 airport train trips.
With the operation of the overpass, there are many advantages and increased services. Like a shorter travel time. From 30-45 minutes to 28 minutes.
"For its many benefits, thank God it is an improvement in the use of railroad services. Especially the destination of the airport. Second, it can reduce the use of crossing doors so as to reduce congestion," explained Ilud.
Furthermore Ilud said the work on the physical projection of the construction of the 10.8 kilometer railway overpass by having two lines or double tracks.