Jakarta, (detik.com), – – The government plans to extend the lane of the Jakarta-Bandung speed train line to connect to Kertajati Airport in West Java.
Minister of Transportation, Budi Karya, said that the government is still reviewing this matter. Budi Karya said the discourse of the addition of the line is planned to be decided next week.
“Yes the discourse this week or next week dipapatin to be added, finalization,” said Budi Karya at the Coordinating Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Jakarta, Monday (8/1/2018).
Himself explained, later the extension of the path is estimated to reach 80 kilometers (km) up to Kertajati. With the fast train connection, the public has a choice of flights to Kertajati Airport.
“So the idea is how Kertajati with Soetta is a link, so people have the option to go to Jakarta or Kertajati,” he said.
Furthermore, he said, the addition of the path is a step to push the city of Jakarta and Bandung into an increasingly advanced city.
“And indeed Jakarta-Bandung planned to be a mega metropolitan Now we have prepared,” he concluded.