Governor Anies reviews operation test of Jakarta LRT

Governor Anies reviews operation test of Jakarta LRT

Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan inspects the Jakarta light rail operation test at Velodrome Station in East Jakarta on Wednesday (Sept 12, 2018). Susylo Asmalyah/Antara)

Jakarta, (ANTARA News) - Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has reviewed the realization of the Jakarta light rail operation test (LRT) ahead of the Jakarta LRT operation test which will end on September 14.

"After the first phase of the LRT tria endsl on September 14, we scheduled an evaluation and focus for further progress," said Managing Director of PT LRT Jakarta, Allan Tandiono, here on Wednesday.

Based on the shipment on the official Instagram of Anies account (@aniesbaswedan), Anies seemed to enjoy the LRT limited operation test accompanied by the ranks and files of the Jakarta Provincial Government to the LRT Mal Kelapa Gading station, North Jakarta.

In fact, Anies had a chance to look into the control room where the machinist work.

Since the issuance of the Jakarta Principles for Implementation of the LRT limited operation test from the DKI Jakarta Transportation Agency, this is the first time Anies has tried the mode of transportation under the PT Jakarta Propertindo (Jakpro) project.

The Jakarta LRT has pocketed the No Objection Principle Letter on a limited operation test from the Jakarta Transportation Department which refers to several things, one of which is the Technical Recommendation Letter of the Director General of Railways of the Ministry of Transportation regarding safety recommendations for the Jakarta LRT operation test on August 28.

In addition, the Coordinator of the National Public Accessibility Movement, David Tjahjana who also came to the Jakarta LRT limited operation test, wanted to provide input to make the Jakarta LRT a disability-friendly service.

During the operation test period, facilities for people with disabilities are still under construction.

Previously, operations in the framework of the LRT trial between Velodrome Station and Kelapa Gading Mal Station had been going on for 30 calendar days, namely 21 August to 20 September 2018.

The limited operation in question is the passenger being transported is an invitation and not the general public. *** 1 ***


Reporting by Tessa Qurrata Aini
Editing by Eliswan

 

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