Pendidikan Sejarah
Vol 2, No 2 (2013): Jurnal Mahasiswa Pendidikan Sejarah Genap 2012-2013


Safitri, Yennita (Unknown)
Husnita, Liza (Unknown)
Kharles, Kharles (Unknown)

Article Info

Publish Date
14 Sep 2013


ABSTRACT The train is one form of land transportation facilities that have special characteristics and advantages , including train could transport people and goods en masse . Allocation of coal mined is suitable Ombilin done by means of rail transport over time, in West Sumatra , more specifically on the track Long Sawahlunto - Padang - Padang . With the goal is ( 1 ) the development of rail freight transport coal Sawahlunto years 1990-2002 , ( 2 ) determine the factors that influence the development path Sawahlunto - Padang - Padang Panjang as a means of mass transit . Based on the above research objective methods used in this study is the historical method . Producer encountered during this study were : ( 1 ) heuristic , ( 2 ) Criticism Sources , ( 3 ) Interpretation , ( 4 ) Historiography . Coal freight rail transportation Sawahlunto - Padang - Padang Panjang tide and tide had dropped , where the railway used by many people as a conveyance of choice for the community . 1990 as the year that experienced high tide for rail because at that moment in coal exports have increased , are ups and downs in 1996 where the use of rail transport is no longer widely used by the public, especially PT . BA UPO , and 2002 was the year in which the train is experiencing changer function as a tourism train . Keywords : Tides of Railway Transport 

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