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We haven't been on this train, but some information in the 'Solo Pos' newspaper of 13 September 2017 may be of use to other would-be passengers.
The train runs only on request, and does about 80 trips per year on the 6km route from Purwosari...More
If you want to enjoy this wonderful experience from yesterday I think you just have to be lucky. Certainly we couldn't find anyone to give us a schedule or starting point to go to. On a Tuesday morning we were walking along the main thoroughfare...More
Transfer to Tugu Railways Station took Prameks and get off at Purwosari connect with Jaladara for 45 minutes to Sangkrah, passed the main street of Slamet Riyadi...this was the special experience ! On return to Purwosari, stopped at Diamond restaurant for luncheon. Back ride to...More
We travelled to Puwosari station on a local train. There we transferred to two very old carriages pulled by an enchanting ancient steam locomotive vintage 1896. We puffed along through the Main Street of Solo, much to the amusement of the locals, who laughed and...More
Unfortunately I didn't take this train, but this is a PSA for anybody who wishes to do so!
I was desperately keen to do the journey after reading the reviews. But after researching and trying to track down information - which is surprisingly hard to...More
The steam loco is named after magical vehicle granted by God to Krisna the advisor of Pandawa. Was made in Germany 1896, the loco fueled by steam from burnt teak. We were astonished by bit by bit entertainment revealed along the journey.
First there were...More
It's a stunning journey into the Town of Solo by a 19th century steam train. Starting from Station Purwosari, the loco drive two old wooden passenger train2 with two major stops: Loji Gandrung (The House of Mayor) and Kauman (a batik market). At Loji Gandrung...More