Jumat, 15 November 2019 | 17:48 WIB
Jokowi Inaugurates Airport Train
Kamis, 4 Januari 2018 | 11:40 WIB
President Jokowi inaugurates airport train - [setkab]

Skalanews - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) today inaugurated Soekarno Hatta Airport Train. Thus train connecting BNI City Station to Soekarno Hatta Airport is officially operational.

"By saying Bismillahirrahmanirrahim, this morning I inaugurated the operation of Soekarno Hatta airport train," said Jokowi when inaugurated on Tuesday (2/12).

According Jokowi, Soekarno Hatta Airport rail will reduce traffic jam on the road. Because, people no longer need to use private vehicles to get to the airport.

Moreover, a number of infrastructure projects will also be completed entirely by 2019, namely Light Rail Transportation (LRT) and Mass Rapid Transit (MRT).

"The airport train is one of the provision of transportation modes on the road to reduce traffic jam in the future if the integration between LRT, MRT and busway," he concluded.

In the inauguration, President Jokowi was accompanied by Cabinet Ministers, Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi, State Enterprises Minister Rini Soemarno, Minister of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) and Coordinating Minister for Law and Human Rights (Menkopolhukam) Wiranto.

Also attending were Director General of Railways at the Ministry of Transportation of Zulfikri and the Governor of Banten, as well as Director of PT Railink Heru Kuswanto, President Director of PT Angkasa Pura II Muhammad Awaluddin and President Director of PT KAI Edi Sukmoro. (Frida Astuti/bus)