Surabaya Kota Station is a railway station in Surabaya that also the end of the railroad in Surabaya. The local people usually call it Semut station.
Located at the central of the city, the station is also the oldest railway station in Surabaya, built in 1875 and opened in 1878. The station has two buildings, the old building is located at the north-east of the newer building, whereas the new building is located at the end of the tracks. Sadly the historic old building was demolished because of mall building near the Station, fortunately, the mall building process was stopped because it doesn't has building license, and the old building has been protected and chosen as one of the heritages in Surabaya.
All passenger trains from many destination such as Jakarta, Bandung, Yogyakarta, and Banyuwangi will start and end the trip at this station. The station still using mechanical signal to preserve it's classical style and has two Signal Boxes near the exit signal. The station was very strategic, it's located near a market that is the one of the most famous markets in Surabaya, Pasar Atum, it also located near Sunan Ampel's tomb.