Seeing the New Face of Malang Station, There’s an Instagenic Sky Bridge

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Malang Station now has a new, more modern face. In addition, the facilities inside are also more complete, including the sky bridge which is a favorite photo spot.

Malang Kota Baru Station with this new design is located on the East side. This station started operating on 15 May 2021 and is used for long-distance train departures.

East Side Malang City Baru StationMalang City Baru Station, East Side. Photo: Putu Intan/detikcom

As seen by detikcom from the Twitter account of Kereta Api Indonesia @KAI121, the operation of Malang Kota Baru Station on the East Side is carried out to improve service to train customers and in the context of developing railways in East Java, especially the Malang area.

Meanwhile, the old Malang Station is still operating. The two are connected by a sky bridge. From the top of the bridge, we can see the train passing by with a bonus view of Mount Semeru.

East Side Malang City Baru StationSky Bridge at Malang Kota Baru Station. Photo: Putu Intan/detikcom

If you look at the building itself, Malang Kota Baru Station on the East Side is inspired by Sleeping Beauty Mountain. It can be seen from one side of the roof which is higher than the other. It’s like the embodiment of a sleeping human.

Sleeping Beauty Mountain itself is in Malang. The mountain consists of Mount Butak, Mount Panderman and Mount Kawi which are lined up like a sleeping princess.

East Side Malang City Baru StationMountain view from Malang Kota Baru Station, East Side. Photo: Putu Intan/detikcom

This station building is also environmentally friendly because it uses air circulation and the concept of going green. If you are there, passengers will feel cool.

The advantages of Malang City Baru Station on the East Side are also seen from its facilities. Passengers can carry out mobility using escalators. Then there is a waiting room equipped with a children’s play area and a VIP room for luxury train passengers.

East Side Malang City Baru StationMalang Kota Baru Station on the East Side is equipped with an escalator. Photo: Putu Intan/detikcom

There is also a mini market and a gift shop. No need to worry about the parking space because it is wider than the old station.

In addition, the position of Malang Kota Baru Station on the East Side is also close to Colorful Village and Tridi Village. If you want culinary delights, there are also legendary culinary places nearby such as Rawon Rampal and Bakso Bakar Pak Man.

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