|Title||[Overseas News] Indonesia Railway Project - Jabodebek LRT Project Reaches 84.7% in Progress Completion|
Jabodebek LRT Project Reaches 84.7% in Progress Completion
The construction of the Jabodebek LRT is carried out in two phases where the government is currently completing the first phase of 44.43 kilometers. This first phase will serve a total of 18 stopping points and consist of three service lines, namely Cawang-Cibubur, Cawang-Dukuh Atas, and Cawang-East Bekasi.
The LRT will also operate on two travel routes, namely the Cibubur Line from Harjamukti Station to Dukuh Atas and the Bekasi Line from Jatimulya Station to Dukuh Atas.
First, the Cawang-Cibubur route is 14.8 kilometers long, which currently has 93.8 percent of construction.
Second, the 11-kilometer Cawang-Dukuh Atas route, which currently reaches 84.3 percent.
Third, the Cawang-East Bekasi route is 18.4 kilometers long, which currently reaches 90.9 percent. In addition to the three tracks, the Jabodebek LRT Depot is currently under construction located in East Bekasi. Its construction has reached 44.1 percent
[Indonesian President, Mr. Joko Widodo Inspecting Jabodebek LRT Station and Rolling Stock on 9th June 2021 (Photo: BPMI Setpres/Laily RE)]
A number of Jabodebek LRT stations will later be integrated with other modes of public transportation such as trans-Jakarta, commuter line, MRT, and the latest Jakarta-Bandung high-speed train. The integration between transportation modes is expected to streamline the mobility of people from one place to another.
In addition, the Indonesian President, Mr. Joko Widodo said that the experience in developing transportation modes such as the LRT would later be very useful in advancing local industries. The LRT train used in this project is known to have been built by PT INKA, where the construction of the line was carried out by PT Adhi Karya, and its operation by PT Kereta Api Indonesia, all of which are workers and domestic companies so that it can be a capital and foundation if we will build LRT or even other modes of transportation in other countries. He hopes that the Jabodebek LRT can be tested in April 2022.
Julian Hanggara Adiguna
PT LRT Jakarta