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MRT Jakarta Train Test Run Smoothly

by Sebastianus Epifany Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 15:44

JAKARTA - President Director of PT MRT Jakarta, William Sabandar, accompanied by Director of Construction, Silvia Halim, and the team conducted a review and witnessed the test of MRT Jakarta Train at its manufacture factory, Toyokawa Plant owned by Nippon Sharyo, Japan.

Reviews and trials are conducted as part of the procedure that needs to be done before the train can be sent to Jakarta.

In the delivering process of the MRT Jakarta train, it is planned to start from the Toyokawa Plant Plant to the Port in Toyohashi City starting next week and will then depart by using the Ship on March 7, 2018. There will be two sets of first delivered trains and are expected to arrive at Tanjung Priuk Port, Jakarta at the end of March 2018.

"The important thing that we check is to make sure the components of the MRT Jakarta train work well according to the required technical specifications," explained William Sabandar in a press release at jakartamrt.co.id (27/2).

He also revealed that his team also checked and directly experiencing the performance of the train on the track which located in the factory area. As a result, the 1st and 2nd train circuit tests are satisfying, all the features in the train series work well with expectations.

"We emphasize to Nippon Sharyo to maintain the best quality in the production of 3rd series of trains and furthermore because the quality and safety aspects of the train are our priority in providing services to MRT Jakarta customers later on in operation," explains William.

MRT Jakarta will have sixteen sets of train lines, with details of a set of train lines consisting of six trains. Trains will be operated using a two-level automatic operating system (GoA 2) and a Communication-based Train Control (CBTC) signalling system controlled from Operation Control Center (OCC).

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