In the era of 1980 people around often call Beos station, connecting Batavia to Bogor as the first railway line which has been operating since 1873. Known as Beos Station which means short Bataviasche Maatschapij is Ooster Spoorweg These Railways East Batavia. Another meaning of Beos which comes from the Batavia En Omstreken, namely Batavia and surrounding areas. Considering this is where the first liaison with the City of Batavia, other cities such as Buitenzorg or Bogor, Bekassie or Bekasi, Karavan or Karawang, Parijs van Java or Bandung and its surroundings.

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West Jakarta
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