Half-Price Tickets for Female Train Passengers to Celebrate Kartini Day


APRIL 13, 2015

Jakarta. Kereta Commuter Line (KCJ), subsidiary of Indonesia's state-run railway company Kereta Api Indonesia, is offering half-price multi-trip tickets for female passengers over the next two weeks as part of Kartini Day celebrations.

Starting on Monday, female passengers on Jakarta train lines will pay Rp 25,000 ($1.90) for Commuterline Multi Trip Cards (KMT) and receive Rp 15,000 of credit, said Eva Chairunisa, spokeswoman of KCJ, as quoted by news portal Merdeka.com on Monday.

She said the offer would last until April 26 and was valid at 12 stations: Bogor, Citayam, Bojong Gede, Depok Baru, Pasar Minggu, Tebet, Manggarai, Jakarta Kota, Bekasi, Tanah Abang, Palmerah and Tangerang.

Eva said the offer was to coincide with Kartini Day celebrations, which take place on on April 21 — the birth date of Raden Ayu Kartini (1879-1904), who is recognized as a pioneer of woman's rights in Indonesia.