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Badge introduced to help pregnant passengers get seats on KCI trains

  • Maria Michelle Angela

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, September 11 2019   /  01:11 am
I’m expecting: A commuter in Bekasi Station, West Java, on Monday, shows a special badge dedicated for use by pregnant passengers of commuter trains. PT Kereta Commuter Indonesia began issuing the special badge last week to make it easier for people to identify pregnant women and thus give them their seats on a train.(Antara/ Fakhri Hermansyah)(Antara/ Fakhri Hermansyah)

I’m expecting: A commuter in Bekasi Station, West Java, on Monday, shows a special badge dedicated for use by pregnant passengers of commuter trains. PT Kereta Commuter Indonesia began issuing the special badge last week to make it easier for people to identify pregnant women and thus give them their seats on a train.(Antara/ Fakhri Hermansyah)Amid the bustle of people getting off and boarding a commuter train at Central Jakarta’s Tanah Abang Station on Saturday, a security staff member on the train serving the Tanah Abang-Parung Panjang route, Mustamin, was eyeing passengers entering the car he was in charge of. As all the seats were taken, some commuters had to stand, holding onto the hanging handles. Mustamin observed the passengers to identify any who deserved the priority seats provided at either end of the train cars. The seats are reserved for the elderly, pregnant women, peop...