BONSERNEWS.com – As many as 6 train trips were disrupted due to the accident of the Brantas train which hit a trailer truck at the gated crossing Jl. Madukoro West Semarang, Semarang City, Tuesday (18/7/2023).
“For train trips, up to now there are 6 passenger train trips that have experienced delays, namely KA 112 Brantas, KA 178 Kamandaka, KA 199F Kaligung, KA 111 Brantas, KA 129 Gumarang, KA 220 Kertajaya,” said KAI’s VP Public Relations Joni Martinus in a statement. official statement.
As a result of this incident, the Brantas train locomotive caught fire and 2 train lines on the Jerakah – Semarang Poncol plot are currently impassable.
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“There were no casualties in the incident. The engineer and assistant engineer and the train passengers were declared safe. However, there was damage to facilities, infrastructure and delays in train travel,” said KAI’s VP Public Relations Joni Martinus.
He said that currently, KAI officers assisted by related parties are still evacuating trains and evacuating the wreckage of trucks that are stuck on bridges near level crossings.
KAI is currently making various efforts to normalize railroad tracks so that train trips return to normal.
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“We apologize to the customers whose trips were disrupted due to the incident. We will soon carry out normalization of the route, so that the trip can return smoothly,” concluded Joni. ()