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Greater Jakarta: MRT project 2nd phase to begin soon

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, October 12 2018   /  01:34 am

The second phase of the MRT project, which will connect Sarinah on Jl. MH Thamrin with Kampung Bandan in North Jakarta, is scheduled to begin by the end of 2018.

“We will continue [the project] by the end of the year […] The agreement with Japan has been finalized,” William Sabandar, president director of PT MRT, said on Wednesday as quoted by kompas.com.

The second phase is a continuation of the North-South network that begins in Lebak Bulus Depot in South Jakarta. At present the line from Lebak Bulus to the Hotel Indonesia traffic circle is 96.54 percent complete.

The length of the second phase will be 7.8 kilometers.

“There will be eight stations, so there will be around one station per kilometer,” William said.

The eight stations will be Sarinah, Monas, Harmoni, Sawah Besar, Glodok, Kota and Kampung Bandan, which will also function as a ...