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Jakarta Post

Indonesia may offer new railway project to China

  • Farida Susanty

    The JakartaPost

Jakarta   /   Thu, October 26, 2017   /  09:17 am
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An officer of state-owned railway operator PT KAI checks the condition of a train car of Argo Parahyangan, serving Jakarta-Bandung route.( Mulia)

Indonesia may offer China a project to construct an extended railway connecting Jakarta and West Java in a move that will allow the latter to tighten its grip on the former’s infrastructure development. PT Kereta Cepat Indonesia China (KCIC), a joint venture between an Indonesian consortium and a Chinese consortium, is preparing for the construction of 142-kilometer high-speed railway linking Jakarta and West Java’s capital Bandung. The project is estimated to cost US$5.9 billion and will largely be funded by a loan from the Chinese Development Bank (CDB). Even though President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo previously expressed his concerns over risks involved in the Jakarta-Bandung railway project, the latest Cabinet meeting discussed the possibility of extending the route from Tegalluar in Bandung regency, to Kertajati, Majalengka regency, West Java, where the Kert...