Indonesia – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) formally sent off the activity of a passage of Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) for the development of Phase 2A of the MRT Jakarta project at the Bundaran HI MRT Station in Jakarta.
The arrangement of present day, helpful, and coordinated transportation should be proceeded, particularly for DKI Jakarta,” he said in an explanation broadcast on the authority YouTube channel of the Presidential Secretariat.
Stage 2A of MRT Jakarta will interface a 6-km course from Bundaran HI to Kota Station, he added. Stage 1, which was operationalized in 2019, covered the 15.7-km Lebak Bulus-HI Roundabout course, on which 13 stations are found, he noted.
They realize that in 2019, the development has been finished and has been working for Phase 1 from Lebak Bulus to the HI Roundabout. Furthermore today, we will begin from the HI Roundabout to Kota. This is what the Head of State shared.
Stage 2A of MRT Jakarta will go through seven stations and cover a 6-km course, he added. The seven stations are Thamrin, Monas, Harmoni, Sawah Besar, Mangga Besar, Glodok, and Kota, he informed.
In the mean time, PT MRT Jakarta President Director William Sabandar said that penetrating work for Phase 2A will be done in two phases, with the main passage portion expected to arrive at Harmoni Station by March 2025.
This is the main passage drilling machine to begin the MRT penetrating in Phase 2A. This is what Sabandar added. The penetrating of Phase 2A of the MRT Jakarta is isolated into two fragments, first from the HI Roundabout to Harmoni, which is intended to be finished by March 2025, and the following one will show up in Kota in August 2027. Morever, The TBM send off was additionally gone to by Minister of National Development Planning (PPN)/Head of Bappenas Suharso Monoarfa; Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi; Ambassador of Japan to Indonesia Kanasugi Kenji; and Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan.