Waskita Karya to Complete Palembang LRT Before Asian Games

Dian Ihsan Siregar    •    25 November 2016 20:07 WIB
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Waskita Karya to Complete Palembang LRT Before Asian Games
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Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Waskita Karya president director Muhammad Choliq said the light rail transit (LRT) in Palembang will be operational by early 2018.

"The project is on schedule," said Choliq in Jakarta on Friday (11/25).

"Palembang people will enjoy LRT in 2018," he continued.

He ensured the LRT will be operational before the Asian Games. Palembang will host the multisport event in august 2018.

"We will complete the construction by the end of 2017," he stated.

The LRT will have more than 20 stations. It will connect Sultan Mahmud II Airport with the downtown area.


(WAH)