This Afternoon, Several Transjakarta Routes Diverted Temporarily
Reported by Wuri Setyaningsih | Translated by Maria Inggita
On Thursday (1/30), PT. Transportasi Jakarta (Transjakarta) closed several bus stops and diverted several routes due to mass demonstration that causes roads near Arjuna Wiwaha Monument that lead to Harmoni closed.
We also close several bus stops such as Bank Indonesia Bus Stop, Sapta Pesona Bus Stop, Monas Bus Stop and RRI Bus Stop
PT. Transjakarta Corporate Secretary and Public Relation Division Head, Nadia Diposanjoyo explained, her side diverted GR 1 (Bundaran Senayan - Harmoni) route. Bus in this route still serves passengers from Bundaran Senayan, Menara Thamrin until Bank Indonesia traffic light but the route continues via Jalan Kebon Sirih.
After passing Millenium Hotel traffic light, bus directs through Blok A intersection then turns right via Jalan Fachrudin that leads to Harmoni traffic light and turn right again into Harmoni.Today, Transjakarta Corridor 5 Route Diverted
"We also close several bus stops such as Bank Indonesia Bus Stop, Sapta Pesona Bus Stop, Monas Bus Stop and RRI Bus Stop," she added.
Route diversion is also applied for the reverse route (Harmoni-Bundaran Senayan). From Lion Air traffic light, fleet will turn left via Jalan Hasyim Ashari, Holland Bakery traffic light, then turn left via Jalan Cindeng Timur that leads to Tarakan traffic light, go straight to Jatibaru Underpass, then turn left via Jalan Jati Baru Raya until Bank Indonesia, then turn right.
"Monas 1, Monas 2, Monas 3, City Hall, and Bank Indonesia Bus Stops are not operating. We also apply route diversion for Corridor 1 (Blok M-Kota) and its reverse route," she continued.
She informed, 1A (PIK-City Hall) route is also diverted via Gambir 2 that leads to Jalan Penjambon and enters Gamber 1 bus stop, Juanda, and Pecenongan. While fleets for Harmoni-PIK route has returned to normal but it don't stop at City Hall, National Library, and Monas bus stops.
"We also divert 5A (Kp. Melayu-Grogol) route and its reverse route. From Kp. Melayu to Grogol, our fleets will not stop at Monas and Bank Indonesia bus stops," she closed.