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Surakarta City Government officially adds a new steam train

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The City Government of Surakarta, Central Java has officially added a new steam train that will complement the Jaladara Steam Train. That was said by Deputy Mayor of Surakarta, Achmad Purnomo after receiving the handover of the Djoko Kendil KA train grant from PT KAI in Loji Gandrung Solo, Sunday (16/2). He said that the existence of the train would complement cultural tourism and optimize the presence of railroad that runs in the center of Solo. He also said, this route is the only one in Indonesia. He added that the design of the train depends on tourists’ demand both domestically and internationally. On the same occasion, Mayor of Surakarta, FX Hari Rudyatmo hoped that the existence of the steam train could invite the public to recall the history of the Indonesian Nation. (Ant-Sg)

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