Railway lines in Sumatra in 1925

Description

The so-called ‘Atjehtram', a light railway linking Kutaradja with the East Coast of Sumatra, was built mainly for the transport of troops and materials for the garrisons in turbulent Aceh, but the other lines were built principally for economic reasons.

Further reading

Herdenking van het vijftigjarig bestaan der Staatsspoor- en tramwegen in N.I. 1875=6 April=1925. Weltevreden: Landsdrukkerij , 1925.

Map number from Cribb, Historical Atlas of Indonesia (2000)

4.58

Year span

1925 - 1925

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