Bukit Asam Sending 2,628 Homecomers for Idul Fitri This Year

PT Bukit Asam Tbk sent 2,628 homecomers to various cities in welcoming Idul Fitri 1440 H in Mudik Bareng BUMN 2019 program as the initiation of BUMN Ministry. Minister of BUMN, Rini M Soemarno, symbolically dispatched the homecomers, departed by Bukit Asam and other SOEs, at Gelora Bung Karno Senayan, Jakarta, Thursday (30/5). Bukit Asam Corporate Secretary, Suherman, was also present in this event. 

This year, Bukit Asam dispatched the homecomers from 5 departure points; that is, Jakarta, Merak, Palembang, Bandar Lampung and Tanjung Enim by land and sea transportations. Bukit Asam provided at least 31 buses, 12 of which departing from Jakarta to Surabaya, Solo, Malang, Yogyakarta, Jambi, Bengkulu and Palembang; 6 from Bandar Lampung to Padang, Bandung, Solo and Yogyakarta; 9 from Tanjung Enim to Padang, Solo and Yogyakarta; and 4 from Palembang to Padang, Yogyakarta and Bandung.

Two buses from Jakarta and all buses from Palembang, Bandar Lampung, and Tanjung Enim were departed simultaneously on Thursday (30/5) to Padang and various cities on Java. Meanwhile, 3 buses from Jakarta to Jambi, Bengkulu and Palembang were dispatched by Bukit Asam on Monday (5/27); 5 buses from Jakarta to Surabaya, Solo and Yogyakarta will depart on Friday (31/5), and 2 buses will depart from Jakarta to Bengkulu and Palembang on Saturday (1/6).

On Monday (27/5), Bukit Asam also dispatched 700 homecomers by ferry transportations from Merak port to Bakauheni, Lampung.

Besides buses and ferries, Bukit Asam also dispatched the homecomers by train from Pasar Senen station Jakarta on Saturday (1/6) to Surabaya using 1 train Kertajaya Tambahan and Yogyakarta using 2 Mataram train railcars.

Bukit Asam also provides train transportation for backflow from Surabaya and Yogyakarta to Jakarta on Saturday (8/6) consisting of 1 Kertajaya Tambahan train railcar from Surabaya to Jakarta and 2 Mataram train railcars from Yogyakarta to Jakarta.

The participants of Mudik Bareng BUMN 2019 were the people around the Company’s operational area. With this program, Bukit Asam is able to continuously contribute and establish good relationship with the community and stakeholders.