Passenger volume up across transportation modes: ministry

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The Transportation Ministry recorded an increase in the volume of passengers across transportation modes on Tuesday, that is, day minus six (D-6) of Eid al-Fitr, according to a press statement issued here on Wednesday.

“On D-6, or yesterday, there was an increase in the number of passengers in all modes of transportation, be it land, sea, air, and train,” spokesperson for the ministry, Adita Irawati, informed in the press statement.

Based on data collected by Transport Command Posts for Eid al-Fitr, passenger movement on each mode of transportation jumped on Tuesday (D-6) compared to a normal day (April 16, 2022).

The number of bus passengers on D-6 was recorded at 97,427, an increase of 55.2 percent compared to 62,760 passengers on April 16.

The number of train passengers on D-6 was 76,597, or up 58.3 percent from 48,372 passengers on April 16.

The number of plane passengers on D-6 stood at 137,354, or 30.7 percent higher compared to 105,101 passengers on April 16.

The number of passengers using sea transportation on D-6 was 60,658, an increase of 202.3 percent compared to 20,064 passengers on April 16.

The number of passengers traveling by ferry on April 26 was 70,762, reflecting a jump of 27.4 percent compared to 55,525 passengers on April 16.

The ministry monitored the movement of passengers at 111 bus terminals, 16 ferry ports, 50 airports, 110 seaports, and 13 railway stations.

“It is predicted that the number will continue to increase until the peak day of homecoming exodus (“mudik”) from April 28 to April 30, 2022,” he said.

The government has appealed to the public to go home early and continue to apply the health protocols to ensure a safe and healthy homecoming, according to the spokesperson.

Millions of Indonesian Muslims will celebrate Eid al-Fitr on May 2, 2022, after fasting for one month during the holy month of Ramadan. The Transportation Ministry recorded an increase in the volume of passengers across transportation modes on Tuesday, that is, day minus six (D-6) of Eid al-Fitr, according to a press statement issued here on Wednesday.

“On D-6, or yesterday, there was an increase in the number of passengers in all modes of transportation, be it land, sea, air, and train,” spokesperson for the ministry, Adita Irawati, informed in the press statement.

Based on data collected by Transport Command Posts for Eid al-Fitr, passenger movement on each mode of transportation jumped on Tuesday (D-6) compared to a normal day (April 16, 2022).

The number of bus passengers on D-6 was recorded at 97,427, an increase of 55.2 percent compared to 62,760 passengers on April 16.

The number of train passengers on D-6 was 76,597, or up 58.3 percent from 48,372 passengers on April 16.

The number of plane passengers on D-6 stood at 137,354, or 30.7 percent higher compared to 105,101 passengers on April 16.

The number of passengers using sea transportation on D-6 was 60,658, an increase of 202.3 percent compared to 20,064 passengers on April 16.

The number of passengers traveling by ferry on April 26 was 70,762, reflecting a jump of 27.4 percent compared to 55,525 passengers on April 16.

The ministry monitored the movement of passengers at 111 bus terminals, 16 ferry ports, 50 airports, 110 seaports, and 13 railway stations.

“It is predicted that the number will continue to increase until the peak day of homecoming exodus (“mudik”) from April 28 to April 30, 2022,” he said.

The government has appealed to the public to go home early and continue to apply the health protocols to ensure a safe and healthy homecoming, according to the spokesperson.

Millions of Indonesian Muslims will celebrate Eid al-Fitr on May 2, 2022, after fasting for one month during the holy month of Ramadan.

Source: Antara News