LRT To Officially Serve Jakartans In April

The operational of the phase I Light Rail Transit (LRT) route Kelapa Gading – Velodrome is targeted in the forthcoming April.

PT LRT Jakarta Project Director, Iwan Takwin said, thus far, the six stations construction has touched 97 percent, namely Pegangsaan Dua Station at LRT Depot, Kelapa Gading Mall Station (North Boulevard), South Boulevard Station, Pulomas Station, Equestrian Station, and Velodrome Station.

“We’ve entered finishing and lift trial stages,” he expressed, Wednesday (1/9).

Several LRT operational preparations are also being conducted prior to operational. Among them are finalization of signaling systems, preparation of supporting facilities and infrastructure such as stations, etc.

“We plan to hold trial run by the end of February,” he stated.

Source: Berita Jakarta