10 Last Places in Indonesia Where You Can Find Working Steam Locos

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Are you a big steam locomotive lover, and happened to live in Indonesia? Well, you gotta be a really lucky person. Despite all of its progress and modernization, Indonesia still retains some of its century-old fleet of steam locomotives in working condition! Maybe only very few of them still gracing the state railway mainline, but yet hunting or even riding the steam locomotive is one of the methods to explore Indonesia’s rural countryside and learning the culture of the local people.

I have compiled the list of several places (as in 2014) where you can find working steam locos. Either for regular duties or just for tourism. All of them are in Java, as all of the places listed in here have regular reliable working. There are another steam loco attractions such as at Sawahlunto in West Sumatera or Cepu Lodging Railway in Central Java, but at the moment the steam locos are in neglected state so they are not listed here.

So where can we find those chugging centenarians? Here are the places where you can find working steam locos in Indonesia:

 

  1. Ambarawa Railway Museum

Located 50 km to the south of Semarang, and 56 km to the north of famed Borobudur temple, Ambarawa railway museum has a collection of steam locomotives that dating back from early 20th century. Some of them are still in working order!

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Established in 1976, the railway museum utilizing the 1873 built railway station to store some of the last steam locomotives that saw regular service. A few of the locomotives displayed in here are the sole survivor of its type.

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But unlike the similar museum in Jakarta, you can actually charter some of the steam locos to work on the scenic rack and adhesion line (one of few last surviving rack lines in Indonesia!) to Bedono station. This unique arrangement was designed to allow the train to climb the grade that is too steep for ordinary adhesion locos.

Other than the rack line, you could also hire the steam loco to work on the lakeside line that goes to Tuntang station, while marveling the scenery of lake Tuntang with mount Telomoyo (complete with its huge gaping amphitheater crater) in the background. If you’re lucky you might be able to spot mount Merbabu in the background.

How to get there?

If you travel on a private or chartered vehicle you can go to Ambarawa. The junction to the museum is located right in front of Palagan Ambarawa Army Museum, where on the roundabout take the turn that goes downhill to the south. Just before the level crossing, turn right and you can see the museum entrance.

If you travel with public transport, take the minibus to Ambarawa and debark at the roundabout in front of Palagan Ambarawa Army Museum, and take the local public transport to the museum, of you can just walk to the museum.

In the future you will be able to travel from Semarang to Ambarawa by train. There is a revitalization progress to reopen the Kedungjati (the former junction station to Ambarawa on the Semarang-Solo railway line) to Tuntang which was closed in 1972. But as in February 2015, the work has been postponed due to torrential rain in the area, and it might resume once the rain season ends.

Where to stay?

Budget travelers would normally stay at Semarang where there are many good hotels with affordable fare, such as Hotel Pandanaran, Whiz , or Ibis. Those who can afford to pay extra may like to stay at MesaStilla hotel which is located close to Bedono station (the southern terminus of rack line).

How much does it cost?

In the past, the admission fee to enter the museum was Rp 2.500,-. But for the moment the museum is being closed for renovation, and will be probably reopened for general public by mid-2015. There are no news about the future admission fee.

Those whose are allowed to enter the museum (aside of workers) are those who chartered the steam locos. The fee to charter the steam locos very: from Rp 10.000.000,- for one steam loco with single passenger carriage until Rp 15.000.000,- for the rack working with 2 coaches, or lakeside working to Tuntang with 3 coaches.

 

  1. Gondang Baru Sugar Mill.

Located on Yogya-Solo main highway, near Klaten, this 1860-built sugar mill was originally founded and owned by the Yogyanese royal family. Back in the old days, the area around the mill was busy with steam locomotives trundling along Gondang ’s massive network of field lines while hauling the long train of loaded sugarcane wagons.

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This antiquated, yet magnificent scene did capture the imagination of foreign railfans (mostly Britons) who flocked to this mill to see and documenting the steam locomotives working.

But the 1998 Asian economic crisis hit the mill hard, and it led to the closure of the field lines.

But all is not lost in Gondang. You can still ride the tourist train that is hauled by the last surviving steam locomotive in Gondang. This 1932 Orenstein & Koppel built locomotive is currently employed to haul circular tourist train traveling around the mill compound.

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Honestly, this “tourist line” is far cry from Gondang’s once scenic field lines. But it allows you to explore the mill which is littered with artifact of bygone era, such as the mill office reception era which sporting classical architecture, and also museum with a bunch of steam locos displayed.

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Including the oldest steam locomotive remain in existence in Indonesia: the 1890 Brede built tank engine, affectionately known as “Si Mbah” (“Grandfather”).

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The mill compound itself have been used for the shooting of two famed Indonesian movies with classic theme, such as “Soegija” in 2012, and the biopic film “Habibe & Ainun” about the love story of Indonesia’s third president, Mr. BJ Habibie and his late wife.

How to get there?

Gondang Baru sugar mill is located on main Yogya-Solo highway. Just ask the bus driver to stop at Gondang Baru sugar mill.

Where to stay?

Visitors would normally stay in Yogya where there many budget hotels around there. You can also stay in Solo, which is less commercialized, but rather further down the line from Gondang Baru mill.

How much does it cost?

The entrance fee is around Rp 10.000,-. If you want to photograph the mill interior there will be additional charge around Rp 50.000,- per camera (if you bring pocket camera or phone camera, it is free of charge).

The steam loco would only run on Sunday or public holiday.

 

3. Madiun

The town of Madiun is a haven for railfans in its own right. Historically, the town used to be crisscrossed by railway lines, and even feature street running. But those glory days has largely been over…..or not quite so!

Madiun is surrounded by many sugar mills. In fact historically the reason why the town came to existence was to cater the demand for administration town for those sugar mills. Although none of those sugar mills operated their field lines, some of them still feature steam locomotives.

Just outside the town’s border on the south there is one sugar mill called “Kanigoro” it operate a steam locomotives which is normally used to shunt the sugarcane wagons inside the mill. The loco has the loudest steam loco whistle in Indonesia.

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Then a few kilometers to the south of Kanigoro, there is another mill named “Pagottan”. This mill operates three fireless steam locomotives whose are essentially converted from the original conventional steam locos.

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To the west of Madiun, on the main highway to Ngawi and Solo, there are two sugar mills that operate steam locos. The first is Purwodadi sugar mill (not to be confused with the town of Purwodadi in Central Java) which would normally operate two steam locos on push-and-pull type of operation from the receiving yard to the mill, crossing the main highway.

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And slightly to the north of Purwodadi is another mill with some collection of steam locomotives: Soedhono sugar mill. Unlike Purwodadi, this mill only operates its steam loco on chartered basis. Worse still, unlike Gondang Baru mill in Yogyakarta, this mill doesn’t seem to prepare itself for tourism. But if you really want to see the steam locos, just drop by to its locomotive shed.

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Another mill that also has working steam locos, but only ran them on chartered basis is Rejosari sugar mill which is located to the south west of Madiun. The mill has several working steam locos in its shed, which can be lit up if you pay for it. However this mill also has some drawbacks that can be a turned off to unfamiliar railway enthusiast. The lack of field lines, circular railway line, the far driving distance from Madiun made it suitable only for those who looking for certain types of locomotive.

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How to get there?

Madiun is an important stopping point for all express trains from Jakarta to Surabaya or Malang. Many express trains making stop at Madiun station. You can also utilize local public transports to get around the town and visiting the sugar mills.

Where to stay?

Aston Madiun Hotel is currently the most modern and the best hotel in Madiun. It has all of the amenities of the brand new and contemporary hotels. And it is also quite close to Kanigoro sugar mill.

There is another hotel which is located right in the middle of the town name Hotel Merdeka. Prior to the opening of Aston Madiun, this hotel used to be the best hotel in Madiun. But honestly the hotel is in need of major upgrade.

How much does it cost?

Each mill would charge $5 per person for each visit to the mill. Local visitors are not normally charged to pay visit. But on Pagottan and Purwodadi it is still possible to do trainspotting for free as long as you do so outside the mill compound, at the level crossing.

 

  1. Olean Sugar Mill.

Located on the eastern part of East Java near Situbondo, there is one sugar mill which is known as one of the last places to see steam locomotives in regular working duties. Better still, this mill has field lines!

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Allowing train enthusiasts to see the steam loco in its “natural habitat”. By lucky chance you might be able to ride onboard the steam loco while it runs on the field lines.

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Exploring Olean sugar mill field lines is not just a chance to see the rare working of steam sugarcane loco in the field, but it is also a good chance to get to know local culture and customs. It seemed that the live of the people around the mill estates revolving around the mill itself, so it is common to see kids hanging around and playing with the narrow gauge trains, a ritual that has largely become history in most Indonesia.

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Although it is located in Java Island, the native people of Situbondo are actually Madurese people. They spoke the same language as their brothers and sisters at Madura Island, although they have their own distinct culture.

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How to get there?

Situbondo is located on the Surabaya-Banyuwangi/Bali main highway. Many buses call it a stop at Situbondo.

The Olean sugar mill is located to the north of the town and easily accessible by local public transport. But a motorcycle would be handy in chasing after the steam loco, if you want some lineside photoshoots.

There is another sugar mill with field lines in Situbondo named Wringinanom sugar mill. Up until early 2000s, this mill operated steam locos. But all has since been retired. Its field lines is connected with Olean’s field lines.

Where to stay?

Rosali hotel is the best hotel in Situbondo. It has air conditioned room and hot water. The hotel is popular amongst visiting European railway enthusiasts.

How much does it cost?

The entrance fee to the mill is $5, but honestly there are many ways to dodge the entrance fee on Olean mill. Just have yourself ready on the rail entrance gate at the northern part of the mill, and wait until the train exit the mill. The train normally departed at 8am, and loaded trains return back at 4pm.

You can also hop onboard the steam loco by giving the driver a pack of cigarette or paying him Rp 50.000,-

 

  1. Pangka Sugar Mill.

This mill is the closest place from Jakarta where you can see steam locomotives doing regular working duties. Even more amazing is the fact that most of the steam locos are more than 100 years old.

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Just like most sugar mills in Java, Pangka sugar mill used to feature vast field lines network. But the field working ceased at the end of 2003 harvesting season. And steam locos are restricted for short working between the receiving yards to the north of the mill, all the way to the mill’s compound.

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The field lines were retained for tourist train purpose up until 2008, when the pressure of land encroachment by the locals led to the total closure of the field lines.

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But it is still possible to enjoy the sight of the steam locos hauling long trains of loaded sugarcane wagons traveling between the yard into the mill these days.

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How to get there?

Pangka sugar mill is located in Slawi, about 4 km to the south of Tegal. From Tegal, catch the public transport that goes to Slawi, and from there you can take to public transport to Pangka sugar mill.

Where to stay?

There are many good hotels in Tegal, although not as good as in Cirebon, which located further to the West (already in West Java province).

How much does it cost?

The entrance fee for non-Indonesian citizen is about Rp 250.000,- per person. It allows you to explore all parts of the mill that you like. You can even see how the sugarcanes are processed into sugar.

 

  1. Semboro Sugar Mill.

Older generation of Indonesian train enthusiasts can still remember the days when narrow gauge sugarcane train trundling along the scenic rural countryside across Java. Although those days has mostly gone in Java, you can still reliving the memory at Semboro sugar mill in Jember, East Java.

Semboro has the second largest field lines network still in operation on any sugar mills in Indonesia. And its lines are connected to Jatiroto’s field lines network to the west which is known as the largest sugarcane field lines network in Indonesia.

Regular steam working might have ceased in late 1990s, but the fireless locos that do the shunting work inside the mill area still soldiering on until today. These rare and unique steam locos are quite unique as they have no firebox, and subsequently generating no fires at all,

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And this is the gem of Semboro sugar mill: unlike other sugar mills that chartered their steam locos who only run them around the mill, in Semboro you can actually have the train running around Semboro’s vast and scenic field lines network!

There are two steam locos that can be chartered: the 1961 Jung built Semboro number 29, or the last Mallet compound steam loco still in working condition in Indonesia: the 1926 Orenstein & Koppel built Semboro number 15. Both are Germans. The loco will be used to haul a single passenger coach, with a train of sugarcane hopper to reenact the days when sugarcane trains were hauled by steam locos.

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The best time to charter the steam locos is during the off-harvesting season (between October until April) where normally there are no regular working around, allowing you some freedom to explore the sugarcane field.

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You can still charter the steam locos during harvesting season, but normally you have some kind of restriction. This restriction is imposed to prevent conflict with the regular sugarcane train traffic. But on the other hand it allow you to see how does the sugarcane harvesting is done, including the sight of water buffaloes hauling sugarcane wagons.

How to get there?

Semboro is located to the west of Jember. The town is served by many express trains from Surabaya. You can even fly with Garuda to Jember, on their daily flight from Surabaya which is also interconnected with flights from other cities in Indonesia.

Where to stay?

Jember is the nearest major town from Semboro sugar mill. There are many hotels in the town, ranging from budget hotels all the way into the upmarket hotel such as Aston Jember.

You can also hire the colonial era villas in the Semboro mill’s housing complex, and enjoying the splendor of bygone era. Although there are reports that some of them are haunted….

How much does it cost?

The fee to charter the steam locomotive and the tourist trains cost $500. It include the driver tip, back up diesel locomotive, and the 6 hours journey on its field lines.

 

  1. Sepur Kluthuk Jaladara Solo

The concept of steam locomotive tourist train was born when Mr. Joko Widodo (now Indonesian president!) was still a mayor of Solo. During his mayoralty tenure, he worked hard to turn Solo from the gloomy and seedy city into a major tourist destination.

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One of his program was to bring steam locomotives to the city of Solo, to create a steam train attraction in the middle of the city, plying the last stretch of street running line still in operation in Indonesia at Jalan Slamet Riyadi.

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So in 2008, the Solo City Council brought an 1896-built German steam loco from Ambarawa museum to the city, as well as some old passenger coaches to be used for this project. After some refurbishment projects, the steam train tour was officially inaugurated in 27th September 2009.

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The steam train tour has become hugely popular amongst the visiting tourists, and it has also become one of the icons of the city of Solo. This train service depart from Solo Purwosari station, plying the street running section at jalan Slamet Riyadi before terminating at Sangkrah. The charter include return trip to Solo Purwosari.

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How to get there?

The city of Solo is the terminus of some express trains’ service from Jakarta, such as Argo Lawu and Argo Dwipangga. It is also the important stopover for other express trains.

Solo Adisumarmo airport serve direct flight from Jakarta and also from overseas such as Malaysia or Singapore.

Where to stay?

Solo has a plenty of good hotels, including some chain hotels such as Novotel or Ibis. But the best place to stay has to be Sala View which is located right at Jalan Slamet Riyadi which is where the train would normally pass.

How much does it cost?

A return journey with Sepur Kluthuk Jaladara would cost Rp 3.700.000,-. That is just a basic cost that covers train’s fuel fee, driver’s fee, security guard, as well as two passenger coaches on tow. With some additional cost you could also have lunch or dancing art performance onboard.

 

  1. Sragi Sugar Mill

Located to the west of Pekalongan town, this sugar mill used to have the largest acreage of its estate. This also necessitate the building the largest narrow gauge network on Central Java’s North coast. And to cope with such demand, they also had one of the largest collections of narrow gauge steam locomotives in Java. So much that it also necessitated the construction of second mill nearby. This mention why they have more than 20 steam locomotives at their disposal during the height of their operation, that number exclude a dozen or more diesel locomotives.

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However, like the old saying: “All the good thing must come to an end”, and this unfortunately also apply to Sragi sugar mill. The effect of Asian economic crisis in 1997 truly hit this mill hard. The winding down of its railway operation began soon after, and eventually its field lines network was closed at the concussion of 2003 harvesting season.

Does it mean The End for Sragi’s steam locos? It turned out to be not the case. Their fleet of steam locomotives still found employment doing shunting work in and out of the mill between the receiving yards into the mill’s plant. I did visited the mill in 2014, and found around 5 locos working back and forth shunting the empty and loaded sugarcane wagons.

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The parade of steam locomotives doing shunting work is like watching a parade of models walking along catwalk during fashion show, unless this one is better and sexier.

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Where else in the world where you can see rare BMAG or Hartmann narrow gauge steam locomotives still in working condition aside of here?

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Sragi’s steam locomotives inventory were so historically impressive that some did eventually made its way to U.K. Many more were almost left Indonesia before Indonesian government enacting the law that forbade the sales of the locos to foreign buyers.

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How the get there?

Sragi sugar mill is located to the west of the town of Pekalongan. You can catch the express trains from Jakarta to Pekalongan, where from there you can take to the minibus to the west to a town of Pait, near Lokatex textile factory. The road branched on a riverside. From there take the public transport to the Sragi sugar mill itself.

Where to Stay?

Being a major textile center, Pekalongan has a plenty of good (or even luxurious) hotels such as Horison (next to the station) or Marlin.

How much does it cost?

The permit to enter and visit the mill cost Rp 250.000,-

 

  1. Sumberharjo Sugar Mill.

Just like Sragi sugar mill near Pekalongan, Sumberharjo sugar mill near the town of Pemalang was also built to cater the burgeoning demands of sugar during Dutch Colonial era. The mill’s estate was the second largest on Central Java’s north coast.

Although not as large as its sister to the east, this mill has a large collection of working DuCroo & Brauns steam locomotives. This small Dutch marquee did produce many fine and excellent narrow gauge steam locos. Strangely, none of them saw service in their home country. Instead they were delivered to Dutch East Indies to work on plantation railway, including in Sumberharjo.

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At the height of their service between 5 to 7 steam locomotives would be delivered to work on all of the mainlines that branched out from the mill. The Ducroo & Brauns steam locos were pretty much the backbone of the mill’s railway operation, substituted by steam locos from other manufacturers such as Orenstein & Koppel, and Alco. The Alco itself is probably the only narrow gauge American-built Alco steam locomotives to see service in Indonesia. Even the introduction of diesels in 1970s didn’t shake the dominance of steam locomotives in this mill.

Unfortunately just like all sugar mills in Java, the 1997 Economic crisis did affect this historic mills and their steam locomotives operation. The number of the steam locomotives in operation dwindled. The Alco and some Mallet locos were retired soon after. Some of the rare diesels were also retired. The number of steam locos deployed for field working has been reduced to just one or two, and it too only work to nearby loading point.

Thankfully this mill didn’t experience the same hardship that was (or is) endured by other mills. Unlike most sugar mills in Central Java, Sumberharjo has become the only mill in Central Java that still retain their field lines, thanks to the absence of proper road access to its sugarcane fields whose are located deep inside the rice fields.

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Even better is, some of their steam locomotives are still in operation. Some are even still deployed to the field lines, although not too far from the mill.  While the shunter steam locos are normally deployed for shunting work around the mill (with their tender removed) or short field working. On rare occasions (normally at the peak of harvesting season) the steam locos would be deployed to further field working, substituting the diesels.

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As in 2014, the steam locos would normally be deployed for field working in a rather lazy pace. The loco would be prepared to work around midday, only to depart around 3pm, and the return back after dark. If you’re lucky you might be able to catch the glimpse of the loco returning back to the mill with loaded wagons before sunset.

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 How to get there?

Pemalang is not exactly a major train stopover. There are some express trains that call a stop at Pemalang, but most would stop at Pekalongan or Tegal.

The mill itself is located to the south west of the Pemalang. You need a hired car or motorcycle to reach the place. But once, my friend walked all the way from Pemalang to Sumberharjo mill in just two hours!

Where to stay?

Despite of its small size, Pemalang has some quality hotels in it. Regina Hotel on the outskirt of Pemalang is probably the best in town (or near it). Inside the town itself there are two hotels that worth stay such as The Winner Premier or Sentana Mulia.

Overall, the quality of the hotels in Pemalang is (honestly) not comparable in term of value for money when compared to Pekalongan. But at least it allow you some flexibility to explore Sumberharjo sugar mill.

How much does it cost?

The entrance permit to the mill cost Rp 200.000,- per person. You could actually hire the steam locos to do some mock field working at the cost abour Rp 250.000,- per person. It can go to any lines that you like, although the shedmaster seemed to restrict its movement to places nearer to the mill.

 

  1. Tasikmadu Sugar Mill

Located at Karanganyar regency, just to the east of the city of Solo is the grand Tasikmadu sugar mill. The mill is the second largest mill in Central Java, and it also had the largest individual estate in Central Java (Sragi’s estate was divided with Comal Baru mill).

The mill was established by Mangkunegaran Royal Family of Surakarta in 1871. The mill was built on their land vast land estate, encompassing what is now become the regency of Karanganyar. The mill was named “Tasikmadu” which literally mean “Honey Lake” due to the endless vista of vast sugarcane plantation at the time of its opening.

To cope with such vast area, a dozen of steam locomotives were introduced (it was substituted by some diesels which were introduced in 1950s). In fact Tasikmadu has some of the largest and finest narrow gauge steam locos in Java.

The real star of this mill is a huge and monstrous Tasikmadu no 6 (styled in Roman numeral ”VI”). This 1929 Orenstein & Koppel built Luttermöller. This giant 0-10-0 steam locomotive features the largest boiler and tender seen on narrow gauge locomotive in Indonesia. The loco was so big and powerful that it can haul 60 wagons alone and unassisted plying the longest route on Tasikmadu’s field lines. As a bonus, it also has the loudest puffing noise, and probably the loudest whistle shrill too. The size and power of this loco could only be beaten the State Railway locos who ran on the mainline.

Just like all sugar mills in Java (or any plantation in Indonesia) Tasikmadu also suffered the downfall. Not just once, but also several times. In the aftermath of Indonesian independence the mill’s vast estate began to be encroached by locals who set up their villages in the area, as a revenge to the Solo’s royal families who were seen as Dutch collaborator. Since then the sugarcane estate’s acreage began to dwindle.

But that factor does not initially affecting the operation of the narrow gauge train service. The field lines remained intact for most of the decades following Indonesian independence. Indeed the 1970s were seen as the peak of Tasikmadu’s field lines operations as both the steams and diesels were worked side by side.

The downfall of the narrow gauge network began, strangely not due to economic crisis, but long before that. In 1990, there was a major accident when a runaway train on eastern field lines derailed, wrecked the locos and killed the driver. The accident was suspected as a result of overweight train (it was a long train) and poor track condition, which also feature moderate gradient. As a result the eastern field lines were closed and this reduces the Tasikmadu’s field lines network by half.

The final blow came, of course, when the 1997 economic crisis hit the country hard. As a result, the field lines began to be abandoned in segments. The last stretch saw its regular service around year 2001. Although there was one segment of the track that resemble field working near the mill that connect southern receiving yard with the main one, it too was closed at the end of 2009 harvesting season.

Thankfully not all were lost. You can still see the steam locos doing shunting work in the main yard during the harvesting season. One of the steam loco employed in this duty is the star of the Tasikmadu: the Luttermöller number VI!

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During major public holiday, you can also ride the steam tourist train around the amusement park set up to the north of the mill compound, on their purpose built circular line. The mill’s steam collections seemed to have increased these days when some derelict steam locos from closed mills around Central Java were brought in into Tasikmadu, probably being prepared for future tourist trains.

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Would this mean that we would see the reopening of Tasikmadu’s field lines in the future, so it can be run in the same manner as the one in Semboro? Only time will tell….

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How to get there?

Tasikmadu sugar mill is located to the east of the city of Solo. From Solo you can take public transport that head to Karanganyar, where from there you can catch the minibus to Tasikmadu.

Where to stay?

Solo has a large amount of good hotels dotted the city, ranging from the budget until the big international chain hotel such as Novotel or Ibis.

How much does it cost?

The mill entrance fee is quite cheap: Rp 5.000,-. To ride the tourist train, it cost Rp 6.000,- per lap. You can also hire the steam tourist train for the price of Rp 720.000,- for three laps around the mill.

But if you want to see the Luttermöller doing shunting work in the main yard during harvesting season, it generally cost nothing. Just get to the rear entrance door, and enter the yard through the weighbridge. The staffs are also generally friendly and more accustomed towards foreigner when compared to the other sugar mills.

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7 Responses to 10 Last Places in Indonesia Where You Can Find Working Steam Locos

  1. Hidrochin Sabarudin says:

    Good places historical…(Y)

  2. Tony Guyan says:

    Thank you for posting this, you are very lucky. Tony.

  3. david says:

    Hi bagus70, Interesting story and nice images. I’m thinking of visiting some of the sugar mills next year. Is it acceptable for me to just turn up at the mill or do I need to get permission from the companies headquarters? If I need permission do you have any contact information?
    Best regards
    David

    • bagus70 says:

      Hi David, generally you need permit to enter the mill. You can either asking permission from their respective company, or you can simply turn up impromptu (only applicable in working days only). If you want me to arrange your visit, I can help you doing that.

  4. Realy enjoyed PTG tour of Java’s sugar Mills,15/8/2015.Was just as you described.Going as a Tour group worked well,saves a lot of time arranging transport & Mill entry.I did pay a small fee r50,000.to record steam driven Mill machinery operating,as a tip to the friendly Operators.best regards Ivomac

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  6. Hugo says:

    Very interesting to read! Thanks for posting.

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