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Administration considers jumping onboard rail project

  • Mustaqim Adamrah

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, May 3 2008   /  11:14 am

The Jakarta administration is studying a possible railway system to connect the capital to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. "We support the idea about improving our transportation system, among others, by connecting the city to Tangerang and Soekarno-Hatta Airport," Deputy Governor Prijanto said Friday at City Hall. "Most importantly the future railway system must be integrated within the existing railway and busway systems, as well as future monorail and subway systems." The administration still needs to study all the financial consequences, he said adding that he will report to Governor Fauzi Bowo prior to further decisions. Fauzi is visiting Japan to meet with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation and is scheduled to return by the end of the week. In a meeting on Wednesday at Vice President Jusuf Kalla's office, the ...