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Ambarawa Train Museum

Take the train has become a matter for surely, but a steam train ride with teak wood fuel and produce a loud of sound is not always be enjoyed. In Train Museum of Ambarawa could still use antiquated boiler machine. Ambarawa train museum was originally known as Train Station of Willem I, which was built on May 21 '1873 and used to facilitate transporting the colonial to Semarang town. Ambarawa town was a Dutch military base area by that time.

Activity this station closed since 1970 and the railway station was inaugurated as Ambarawa Railway Museum on April 8’ 1978. In this museum, there are 21 ancient locomotive used by the Indonesian army in battle to face the Dutch army. But this time, the condition seems less manicured and many buildings arbitrarily to disrupt the beauty of shaped museum.

Cars jagged stripes
Unique bands used are serrated rail links. The jagged train line used to climb a raised train line of Bedono railway station is 9 kilometers. From Ambarawa to Bedono station is just about 1.5 hours. Band is very exotic because could see mount Merbabu views in the distance and also Swamp Dizziness. The train line from Ambarawa to station Bedono Pink for flipped it. The locomotive will be moved to the back and push the car up to Bedono. It will stop about 15 minutes to fill the car with the tool the pump. This steam locomotive takes 2.5 hours to heat up to 2000 cubic water in steam boiler. Wood fuel used must also hard wood of which, after a hot new car can be moved and also require reliable machinist who understand the process of burning energy steam train.