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Jakarta Post

Greater Jakarta: Transjakarta to run as normal on Idul Fitri

Jakarta   /   Wed, June 13 2018   /  01:28 am

Transjakarta buses will operate throughout Idul Fitri after morning Eid prayers on Friday, a bus operator executive has said.

“On Lebaran [Idul Fitri], Transjakarta buses will operate starting at 9 a.m.,” PT Transjakarta president director Budi Kaliwono said on Monday as reported by

Budi said the start of operations would be delayed to give employees time to pray and spend time with their families.

He said that male bus employees would wear baju koko (Islamic shirts) and peci (traditional caps), while female employees would wear Muslim clothes and hijabs on Friday.

Transjakarta will continue to operate additional buses through to June 20 for travelers departing from Pulogebang Station in East Jakarta and for those traveling to Ragunan Zoo in South Jakarta and the Ancol amusement park in North Jakarta.

Transjakarta spokesman Wibowo said t...