City asks Jakarta Monorail to develop light rail transit

Jakarta-monorail_graphicThe Jakarta administration has sent a letter to monorail project operator PT Jakarta Monorail (JM) to find a new depot location in order to continue cooperation with the city administration and develop a light rail transit (LRT) system instead of monorail. JM had planned to construct the first route, the green line, which will consist of 16 stations, extending 14.3 kilometers from the city police headquarters (Komdak) to Satria Mandala Museum, both in South Jakarta, the informs.
The city administration and the central government agreed earlier this year to develop an LRT system, which would not only travel within Jakarta but also to and from satellite cities, such as Bekasi, West Java, and Tangerang, Banten.


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