High-Speed Railway Project Can Be Operational by 2020: PT KCIC

Nur Azizah    •    26 September 2017 16:37 WIB
transportation
High-Speed Railway Project Can Be Operational by 2020: PT KCIC
Illustration (Photo: Antara/Sigid Kurniawan)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: PT Kereta Cepat Indonesia-China (KCIC) is quite optimistic the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway projet can be fully operational by 2020.

The construction process is expected to be completed at the end of 2019. The certification trial is scheduled to be held in the first quarter of 2020.

"It is targeted to be fully operational by 2020," said PT KCIC president director Hanggoro Budi Wiryawan at the City Hall in Central Jakarta on Tuesday afternoon.

PT KCIC will acquire as many as 14 hectares of land in East Jakarta. The joint venture company will cooperate with the Jakarta provincial administration.

"It is trageted to be fully acquired this october," he added.

The high-speed railway will cost about US$4.7 billion. The project will adopt China's technology.



(WAH)