Indonesia scraps women-only trains
- Published: 14 May 2013 at 13.41
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Indonesia’s state railway company has cancelled its women-only trains, after running the service for barely more than six months.
This file photo shows Indonesian women in an all-female carriage of a commuter train in Jakarta. Indonesia's state-run railway launched exclusive carriages for women to improve the safety of customers in 2010. It then unveiled whole women-only trains last year, but these services have now been cancelled, due to a lack of demand. (EPA Photo)
PT Kereta Api Indonesia launched seven brightly painted women-only trains in October 2012 as part of a plan to increase the safety of female passengers.
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