Tugu Station began serving the transportation needs since May 2, 1887, approximately 15 years after Lempuyangan station. Initially the station only for the rail transit of agricultural products from the areas of Java, Sumatra, Kalimantan and Sulawesi will be used. But since a Feburuari began in 1905, this station is the transit passengers used trains. Pathway out of town built in 1899 and connects Yogyakarta and Surakarta.
Starting from a small station Tugu station has now become one of the largest train station in Indonesia. 6 lines, the station serves the transportation of almost all major cities in Java. More than 20 departures and arrivals take place every day, or the train of economic, corporate and executive. There are several characteristics of the train and exit to certain areas, so you have many options.
Because it was built during the Dutch colonial era, the architecture of the building was very thick with a sense of Europe. Once off the train, you see immediately that made up the door of the big brown color and high ceilings with a white wall. You can also enjoy the charm of the station building, but retain the authenticity of the beginning. The building looks majestic with large door and two roof over the railroad himself.
Tugu Station is one of the major networks, which still retain their function as place for car maintenance, unlike the larger stations usually only as a transit country. Therefore you can walk in the corners of the station to the activities of the aging of the engineer of trains and stations to be seen to be striving. Some employees of the station is enough to know the history of the station, so it can speak.