JAKARTADAILY.ID – PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) prepared 3,943 security officers from internal and external elements as a security measure for train service users during the 2023 Christmas and New Year holidays.
The details are 1,338 Special Railway Police (Polsuska) personnel, 2,202 Security personnel, and 403 additional personnel from the Indonesian Army and Police.
"Thousands of security officers will later carry out security on the trains, stations, and carry out mobile patrols along railroad crossings which are prone to crime," said KAI President Director Didiek Hartantyo in his official statement, Friday, December 23, 2022.
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Didik revealed that the security officers would also continue to enforce health protocols for all customers at the station and during the trip.
Meanwhile, for the HR aspect, all operational officers such as machinists and assistant machinists are ready to comply with the standard operation procedure (SOP).
Frontliner officers are ensured to serve customers wholeheartedly.
“KAI consistently pays attention to safety, security, and comfort, especially during peak seasons, such as the Christmas and New Year holidays,” he said.
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Didik added, to improve safety on train travel, his party prepared 45 extra track inspectors, 324 extra crossing gate guards, and 62 officers in vulnerable areas.
A total of 431 officers will be alerted along the Java and Sumatra railroad crossings to monitor if there are road obstructions or extraordinary events (PLH) that could hamper train travel.
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