How will the project get financed?
Most of the MRT Project’s funding for Phase I of the South-North corridor which is from Lebak Bulus – Bundaran HI come from JICA loans and the rest are from state-budget (APBN) and regional budget (APBD). JICA has committed to fund this project until the whole Phase I construction tasks have completed.
How will PT MRT Jakarta deal with traffic jam that might result during the construction works?
Accompanied by the contractors, consultants, expert specialists, urban planners, economists, traffic planners, traffic, engineers, etc who have experience in building MRT systems in various major cities in the world, PT MRT Jakarta, together with DKI Jakarta Provincial Government Transport Department are responsible to control the impact of traffic jam that may arise due to the construction of MRT in a number of roads. Several efforts planned to be performed including: road widening along the MRT Jakarta’s route, alternative road widening, reducing traffic conflicts on intersections, controlling the side obstacles, diverting the flow of traffic through road closures and placement officers.
How much passengers can MRT carry in one trip?
Each MRT Jakarta train will have 6 carriages over the first year of its operational, where each carriage has the capacity of about 250 passengers. Therefore, MRT Jakarta can carry around 1500 passengers in a trip. However, in its third year, MRT Jakarta is expected to carry around 412,000 passengers each day with the support of transit-urban integration that connect MRT Jakarta stations with public activity centers.
How long will MRT railway stretched out?
Rail-based MRT Jakarta will stretch over ±110.8 km Jakarta roads, consists of South-North Corridor (Lebak Bulus – Kampung Bandan) of about ±23.8 km and East-West Corridor of about ±87 km. Jakarta’s South-North and East-West lines laid across the city’s busiest area with rapidly growing economy.
The construction of South-North Corridor that stretches along Lebak Bulus – Kampung Bandan will be carried out in 2 stages:
-Stage I will be carried out to connect Lebak Bulus with Bundaran HI over 15.7 km railway with 13 stations (7 elevated stations and 6 underground stations) which is targeted to operate by the end of 2016. Basic design phase was commenced on November 2009 and has been completed this year to immediately start the construction work on 2012
-Stage II will extend South-North Corridor from Bundaran HI to Kampung Bandan, which construction will have been initiated before Stage I operate and is targeted to be completed on 2018 (expedited from the initial target on 2020). Feasibility study for this phase has been completed
A feasibility study is on progress for East-West Corridor, which is targeted to operate at the latest on 2024-2027.