JAKARTA — More than 210 secondhand trains imported from Japan have helped improve commuter services linking Jakarta and its satellite towns.

Thousands of commuters living in towns such as Bogor, Tangerang, Bekasi and Depok have long relied on the trains, which many say are exceptionally clean and comfortable.

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