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Greater Jakarta: Final eight LRT cars arrive in Jakarta

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, July 16 2018   /  01:14 am

The eight remaining cars for the Kelapa Gading-Velodrome light rapid transit (LRT) route arrived in Jakarta from South Korea on Saturday.

The cars came on the last shipment for the route, completing the total set of 16 cars to be used for the route’s
first operation.

“The arrival of eight light rail cars marks an end to the production of LRT trains by Hyundai Rotem,” the president director of city-owned construction company PT Jakarta Propertindo (Jakpro), Dwi Wahyu Daryoto, said on Sunday as reported by kompas.com.

Four of the cars, he said, had been moved to the LRT station in Gelapa Kading, North Jakarta, while the other four cars were still at Tanjung Priok Port and would be transported to the station on Sunday night.

He added that the construction progress of 5.8 kilometers of railway connecting Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta, and Jakarta Internat...