Treasuring North Sumatra Railway and Stations (KA Sumatra Utara & Aceh) : ex-Sunggal Railway Station in Klambir Lima Village

This is a former railway station located between Medan city and Binjai city, North Sumatra Province. The name is Sunggal Station
Ini adalah ex-stasiun kereta api yang terletak antara Kota Medan dan Kota Binjai. Namanya Stasiun Sunggal.


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As it stands, the remaining building is unused and looks a bit shattered inside. However as a whole, the building is still intact and could meet future’s reparation and use. The paint is broken and dry, but the stamp of KAI company is still attached to the wall.
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Binjai : Tengku Amir Hamzah Street (Binjai – Stabat Sumatra Highway)

Jl. Tengku Amir Hamzah / Raya Binjai – Stabat

Distance : +/- 6 km from Binjai Bus Station to the border with Deli Serdang District
This highway in North Sumatra connects Binjai city and Stabat, capital city of Langkat District, just around 20 km from Medan. It is part of Eastern National Sumatra Highway.The street is named after a national hero from Langkat District, Tengku Amir Hamzah.

Next year, Medan – Binjai Toll Road will be used to go to/from Aceh and Langkat District at the expense of this road, thus vehicles do not have to pass through Binjai downtown.

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In the Binjai downtown area, the road has separator

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Progress Pembangunan Jembatan Baru Sungai Wampu – Jalan Lintas Sumatra Kota Stabat

Jembatan Sungai Wampu persis di ujung Kota Stabat adalah jembatan terpanjang di Jalan Lintas Sumatra Propinsi Sumatra Utara, melintasi sungai terbesar di Sumatra Utara yakni Sungai Wampu.
Dengan semakin padatnya kendaraan yang melalui jembatan Sei Wampu di Stabat, maka pemerintah pusat menganggarkan pembangunan jembatan baru di samping jembatan lama yang saat ini sedang dikerjakan.

Material konstruksi terlihat dari arah Kota Stabat


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Macet Bertahun-tahun di Kampung Lalang Medan (Jl Raya Medan – Binjai)

Ini Penyebab Macetnya Simpang Kampung Lalang Hingga Menahun
ByAuliaPosted on November 1, 2016

baguskali- Jalan Gatot Subroto, Simpang Kampung Lalang, memang terkenal macetnya. Bukan hanya disaat warga pergi dan pulang bekerja saja yang macet, saat siang dan malam hari juga tetap saja macet. Persoalan ini sudah berlangsung selama bertahun-tahun, dan sampai sekarang belum ditemukan solusi yang tepat.

Tim Baguskali mencoba merangkum penyebab terjadinya kemacetan di Simpang Kampung Lalang, yang sampai sekarang belum ditemukan obatnya. berikut ulasannya.

1. Pedagang kaki lima hingga ke badan jalan
Macet Simpang Kampung Lalang memang tak bisa dipisahkan dari keberadaan pedagang kaki lima yang berjualan hingga ke badan jalan. Hal ini membuat badan jalan mengalami penyempitan, sehingga kendaraan harus berjalan pelan.
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Medan – Binjai Travelling with Commuter Train

Spending a lot of time dwelling with Indian old and hectic trains and Jakarta frustrating trains, it’s time to get down a bit with a train in my city.

Medan is my home town, the capital city of North Sumatra Province, Indonesia. BInjai is the satellite city of Medan, located in the West of Medan about 10 km separating space between each border.

With the growing number of commuters from Binjai and around spending the daylight in Medan (working, studying, trading, shopping, etc) the Indonesian Railway Company (PT. KAI) finally decide to hit the market with the commuter train, using diesel fuel, by serving passengers between both city, that until that time, can only using land road to visit each city. I calculate about 17 km is the distance covered by Medan-Binjai train, connecting both cities downtown.

Named as Sri Lelawangsa, the train is comprised of 4 compartments with 1 locomotive. Short but it is make sense since the distance covered by the train will be less than 20 km. The advantage by using this train is that the train will carry the passengers into the heart of Medan City and Binjai too, so no need to take bus from the rural area to the downtown.

Medan - Binjai Commuter Train in Medan Railway Station (copyright Medan Magazine)

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