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Indonesian Railway Statistics (1995-1999)

Rolling Stock

Operational rolling stock of Perusahaan Umum Kereta Api by region/exploitation area (1996-1999)

Rolling Stock 1996
(units)
1997
(units)
1998
(units)
1999
(units)
Average
Growth Rate (%)
Large Locomotives          
1. Java 210 217 206 215 0.88
2. North Sumatra 15 15 12 18 10.00
3. West Sumatra 23 24 23 22 -1.39
4. South Sumatra 65 67 69 71 2.99
Medium Locomotives          
1. Java 21 18 20 20 -1.06
2. North Sumatra 8 7 7 8 0.60
3. West Sumatra 3 4 4 4 11.11
4. South Sumatra n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Small Locomotives          
1. Java 52 49 54 51 -0.37
2. North Sumatra n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
3. West Sumatra n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
4. South Sumatra n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Diesel Multiple Units          
Java 45 47 74 94 29.64
Electric Multiple Units          
Java 117 134 180 198 19.62
Main Line Passenger Cars          
1. Java 851 951 955 1,092 8.84
2. North Sumatra 35 37 36 38 2.86
3. West Sumatra n/a n/a 0 0 n/a
4. South Sumatra n/a n/a 58 64 n/a
Local Service Passenger Cars          
1. Java 43 37 35 69 25.93
2. North Sumatra 6 7 5 6 2.70
3. West Sumatra n/a n/a 5 8 n/a
4. South Sumatra 7 6 6 10 17.46
Freight Cars          
1. Java 7,066 7,144 7,138 4,639 -11.33
2. North Sumatra 815 804 784 759 -2.34
3. West Sumatra 356 299 432 428 9.18
4. South Sumatra 1,402 1,565 1,517 1,442 1.21

Railway Length

Railway lines of Perusahaan Umum Kereta Api by status and type of rail (1995-1999)

Status 1995
(km)
1996
(km)
1997
(km)
1998
(km)
1999
(km)
Average
Growth Rate (%)
1. Trunk/Main Lines 4,266,955 4,228,447 4,228,447 4,317,991 4,292,322 0.16
2. Feeder/Branch Lines 813,116 323,596 323,596 247,047 323,596 -13.22
Type of Rail 1995
(km)
1996
(km)
1997
(km)
1998
(km)
1999
(km)
Average
Growth Rate (%)
1. R 54 (heaviest) 649,510 762,541 802,556 844,515 846,816 36.64
2. R 50 203,030 212,130 212,130 212,130 211,630 1.06
3. R 42 1,956,506 2,047,467 2,007,452 1,982,429 1,750,086 -2.57
4. R 33 911,237 945,586 945,588 931,594 775,948 -3.60
5. R 25 (lightest) 1,359,788 584,317 584,317 594,370 524,580 -16.76

Cargoes

Amount of passenger and freight carried by the Perusahaan Umum Kereta Api by type and region (1995-1999)

Cargoes 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 Average
Growth Rate (%)
Java            
Passengers (x1,000) 138,379 150,935 156,133 166,792 183,976 7.41
Passenger-kms (x1,000,000) 14,125 14,601 14,932 15,540 17,804 6.07
Average distance of trip (km) 106 97 96 93 97 -2.13
Freight (x1,000 tons) 14,080 6,386 6,264 5,582 5,324 -18.02
Ton-kms (x1,000,000) 1,804 1,439 1,410 1,230 1,237 -8.61
Average distance of trip (km) 214 225 225 220 232 2.07
Sumatra            
Passengers (x1,000) 2,525 2,714 2,534 2,783 3,277 7.10
Passenger-kms (x1,000,000) 580 622 586 656 781 8.13
Average distance of trip (km) 240 229 231 236 238 -0.20
Freight (x1,000 tons) 10,707 12,101 12,922 12,635 13,982 7.06
Ton-kms (x1,000,000) 2,698 3,266 3,620 3,733 3,798 9.19
Average distance of trip (km) 248 270 280 295 272 2.53

Passengers

Amount of passengers carried by the Perusahaan Umum Kereta Api by train type (1995-1999)

Train Type 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 Average
Growth Rate (%)
1. Main Line Expresses 31,171,951 30,162,705 30,128,205 44,295,452 37,882,672 7.30
2. Main Line Locals 24,252,261 23,137,829 23,836,316 29,282,206 30,477,862 6.34
3. Branch Line Locals 466,233 339,067 328,284 402,555 432,315 -0.11
4. Commuters (Jabotabek) 85,280,815 100,007,378 101,073,607 111,170,373 117,676,420 8.54
Total 141,171,260 153,646,979 155,366,412 185,150,586 186,469,269 7.46

Major Freight Commodities

Amount of freight carried by the Perusahaan Umum Kereta Api by commodity (1995-1999)

Commodities (tons) 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 Average
Growth Rate (%)
1. Coal 7,945,062 9,192,335 9,930,731 11,871,756 10,448,361 7.82
2. Cement 3,240,095 3,313,384 3,449,039 3,058,183 3,408,328 1.62
3. Petroleum products 2,045,346 2,296,534 2,494,260 2,646,436 2,971,469 9.82
4. Fertilizer 981,804 863,388 657,870 728,251 400,605 -17.54
5. Containers 636,401 807,495 807,890 709,205 832,061 8.01
6. Palm oil 382,134 395,952 398,917 314,565 268,308 -7.87
7. Steel 193,000 184,462 142,085 29,619 50,668 -8.77
8. Express packages 43,805 350,552 211,281 373,745 526,141 194.55
9. Volcanic sand 150 0 0 0 0 n/a
10. All others 1,339,887 1,044,166 1,093,130 459,195 0 -43.84
Total 16,807,684 18,448,268 19,185,203 20,190,955 18,905,941 3.16

Source:
Perusahaan Umum Kereta Api statistics (recompiled), in www.dephub.go.id

Created by Indra Krishnamurti
Last updated May 16, 2002