Thursday, 23 May 2019 | 14:40 WIB

Kereta Commuter Indonesia Apologizes for Train Accident in Bogor

Kereta Commuter Indonesia Apologizes for Train Accident in Bogor (special)

JAKARTA, NNC  - The commuter train accident at the Kebon Pedes crossing, Bogor caused disruption to trips in the Bogor-Jakarta Kota crossing and vice versa. PT Kereta Commuter Indonesia (KCI) has apologized for the related incident.

"PT KCI apologizes for the interruption of travel in the Bogor-Jakarta Kota / Jatinegara crossing and vice versa," PT KCI Corporate Communication Vice President Eva Chairunisa said in a statement received in Jakarta on Sunday (03/10/2019).

Eva explained that the 1722 train accident in Jatinegara-Bogor relation took place in a road plot between Cilebut-Bogor and occurred around 10:15 a.m.

The accident caused two overturned train cars, namely the carriages in the front circuit and one of  the train car for women.

The two train cars that led to Bogor came out of the lane and almost hit the houses around the train crossing.

Currently PT KAI Daop 1 officers and PT KCI are conducting evacuation and Bogor-Jakarta Kota crossing KRL trips and are stalled at Depok Station.

"The cause of the incident cannot yet be delivered because it is still an evacuation process and further investigation will be carried out," Eva said.