Nippon Sharyo ready to deliver 96 train cars of MRT

Nippon Sharyo ready to deliver 96 train cars of MRT
Nippon Sharyo ready to deliver 96 train cars of MRT

The President Director of PT Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Jakarta, William Sabandar said four train lines consisting of six Jakarta MRT train cars had arrived at Tanjung Priok Port, North Jakarta since Saturday (8/18).

JAKARTA (infolog): That way the total series of trains that have arrived in Jakarta reached six series, with a total of 36 cars.

While 10 more trains consisting of 60 train cars are still in Japan for immediate delivery to Jakarta. The total MRT train series made by Nippon Sharyo, Ltd is as many as 16 trains or 96 train cars.

“Four sets of Jakarta MRT trains have arrived at the Port of Tanjung Priok, after wading the sea for about 14 days using the Pontania SE transport vessel. Departed from Toyohashi Japan on August 4, 2018. Arrived Saturday, August 18, “William said, Monday (8/20).

After first checking at the port, starting on Saturday at 2:00 p.m., one by one the train will be taken off the ship. It is planned that on August 19 night until August 27 night the train will be sent from the port to the Jakarta MRT Depo in Lebak Bulus.

“We will send the train gradually to the depot.

“We sent four trains per night,” he said as quoted by as saying

He explained, the four Jakarta MRT train series added to the number of two MRT train series that had arrived first and were in the trial of the System Acceptance Test (SAT).

For phase 1 Jakarta MRT (Lebak Bulus – HI Roundabout), it will use 16 train circuits. A total of 14 series were operated for public transportation in March 2019. While the two series of trains became reserves.

If there is a damaged train, then the two circuits can be directly operated. So as not to interfere with the public transportation service.

“There are still 10 more trains to be sent. Gradually, train circuits will continue to be sent to Jakarta to meet this amount with the last train circuit delivery schedule in November 2018, “he explained. (ac)

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