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Jakarta Post

Articulated buses to start serving Ancol-Kampung Melayu this month

  • Mustaqim Adamrah

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, May 14 2008   /  10:32 am

Transjakarta's articulated buses will start serving the public this month, traveling on Corridor 5 connecting Kampung Melayu in East Jakarta and Ancol in North Jakarta, Governor Fauzi Bowo said Tuesday. "We will start operating the articulated buses some time this month," he said at City Hall. Transjakarta and the city administration said they would begin operating the articulated buses after they had agreed on an operational rate with the consortium providing the buses. The consortium, PT Jakarta Mega Trans (JMT), and the city administration are still negotiating the rate at present. Fauzi said, however, the administration had decided to start the operation without waiting for the negotiation to finish. Consisting of a number of bus operators, JMT is a company responsible for the procurement of buses for Corridor 5. JMT has supplied 17 arti...