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TransMusi Development, Palembang

In supporting an environmentally friendly transportation, the City Government of Palembang aims to provide facilities that can attract the public towards use of a more convenient public transportation system. One of the efforts is to connect to a city bus system.

In Palembang City, an integration facility has been built at Sultan Mahmud Badarudin II Airport, which connects the air transportation with land transportation (Trans Musi). Later in 2012, the City Government of Palembang through the Department of Transportation of Palembang city planned to build the facility under the Ampera area (16 Ilir Market). Through the assistance of the Ministry of Transportation, the project started construction in August 2012.


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Figure 1. Integration Facilities at SMB II Airport (left) and 16 Ilir Market (Before Being Built)


The Modal Integration facility in 16 Ilir Market is expected to facilitate the shifting of public’s travel choice from water transport modes (speedboat, ketek (a kind of boat in Palembang, water buses, etc.) to land transport (Trans Musi). GIZ SUTIP collaborated with the University of Sriwijaya Palembang in supervising the implementation of the construction of the facility under the Ampera area (16 Ilir Market).

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Figure 2. 16 Ilir Market Integration facility after it is built


In 2013, the City Government of Palembang through the Department of Transportation requested an assistance from the Ministry of Transportation for financing the construction of the modal integration facility at the Kertapati station. This facility will integrate the railway transportation, Trans Musi and water transportation. For the construction of this facility, GIZ SUTIP provided input in the form of technical support in the planning and will again assist in monitoring the implementation of the construction. The construction of the facility is planned to start in August / September 2013.

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Figure 3. Modal Integration Facility Development Plan of Kertapati Station


In addition, in 2013 the City Government of Palembang will build a modal integration facility under the Ampera (7 Ulu). The location of the construction site is planned just across the modal integration facility of 16 Ilir Market, and will integrate water transport (speedboat, armpit, water buses, etc.) with the Trans Musi. The construction of the facility is planned to funded through 2014 budget. Central government, through the Ministry of Transportation, will be providing financial assistance for the project, and GIZ SUTIP will provide the design planning support for the construction.


Figure 4. Integration Facility Design under Ampera Seberang Ulu (7 Ulu)



Ahmad Tanzil Ramadhani Furqoni
Junior Technical Officer for Palembang 
ahmad.furqoni@giz.de