INKA signs contract worth Rp127.3 billion with Philippine Railways

INKA signs contract worth Rp127.3 billion with Philippine Railways

Illustration. New train production of PT. INKA. (ANTARA PHOTO/Paramayuda) ()

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - State-owned train manufacturer PT Industri Kereta Api (INKA) has signed a contract worth Rp127.3 billion with Philippine National Railways (PNR), regarding the purchase of diesel railway train (KRD).

The contract was signed by PNR General Manager, Junn B Magno, and President Director of PT INKA (Persero), Budi Noviantoro at PNR office, Tutuban, Manila, on Monday, based on a press statement received here on Monday.

The signing of the agreement was witnessed by Secretary of the Department of Transportation of Philippines, Arthur P Tugade; Trade Attach? of Indonesian Embassy in Manila, Irawan; and other officials from Philippine National Railways (PNR) and state-owned train manufacturer PT Industri Kereta Api (INKA).

Magno remarked that the Philippine government had committed to provide reliable and affordable public transportation, in an attempt to shorten the distance and to provide comfort for the community.

"Diesel railway train will be operated in the route connecting Tutuban Station and Alabang Station, Metro Manila," Magno stated.

President Director of PT INKA (Persero), Budi Noviantoro, has expressed appreciation to the Philippine National Railways (PNR) for becoming part of transportation development in the Philippines.

"In addition, our goal is to produce high-quality products and provide the best service for PNR," Noviantoro revealed.

(UU.A063/INE)
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