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Transjakarta to open new Pasar Minggu-Tanah Abang route on Monday

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Jakarta | Sun, March 19, 2017 | 04:28 pm
Transjakarta to open new Pasar Minggu-Tanah Abang route on Monday A staff member walks past a line of new Transjakarta buses in the area of the National Monument in Central Jakarta on Oct. 19, 2016. (Antara Photo/Wahyu Putro A)

City-owned bus operator PT Transjakarta plans to operate a new route from Pasar Minggu in South Jakarta to Tanah Abang in Central Jakarta starting on Monday, PT Transjakarta president director Budi Kaliwono said.

Budi explained that the 30-kilometer route would connect Transjakarta's Corridor I (Blok M to Kota), Corridor VI (Dukuh Atas to Ragunan) and Corridor IX (Pluit to Pinang Ranti).

(Read also: Transjakarta to install four elevators on elevated corridor)

Transjakarta would deploy as many as 20 non-articulated buses to serve passengers on the new route.

“It is expected that the new route can serve about 5,000 passengers every day,” Budi said on Friday as quoted by wartakotalive.com. (vny/dmr)

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