Indonesia Aceh and Sumatra Railway Assessment
The railway transport in Aceh and North Sumatra provinces is under management of PT. Kereta Api Indonesia (Persero) Regional Division I North Sumatra, a state-owned company operating in Java and Sumatra islands.
The railway from the border of Aceh-North Sumatra province in Besitang to Binjai city is no longer in function due to damage in several locations. However the railway from Binjai to Medan is operational.
There is also a railway line of 28km from Medan to Kuala Namu International Airport. The rail link between Medan and Kuala Namu International Airport is the first of its kind in the Republic of Indonesia. Transit time is between 35-45 minutes and there are currently 15 scheduled services per day.
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Rail Operator Capacity
PT. Kereta Api Indonesia (Persero) Regional Division
Operates on (lines)
From Lhokseumawe City to Krueng Geukueh Sub-District:
14km only 12km passable
Max train length and/or pulling capacity
Freight Wagons (covered) / size
Freight Wagons (flat bed) / size
Freight Wagons (high-sided)/size
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Key Route Information
Standard Route Information
Lhokseumawe City to Krueng Geukueh
1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Total track distance (single and/or double)
14, only 12km passable
Type of rail (weight and if welded or not)
Type of sleeper and fastenings
Total track travel time
Maintenance (Good, marginal, bad)
Companies-consortiums operating on line
Traffic frequency (monthly/weekly/daily)
Security (Good, marginal, bad)
Main stations (Add details below)
From Lhokseumawe City to Krueng Geukueh Sub-District 12 km is passable.