China backs Jakarta – Bandung high speed proposal

National operator PT KAI’s locomotive-hauled services over the 1 067 mm gauge conventional line between Jakarta and Bandung take around 3 h. Photo: A Benton.

INDONESIA: On the fringes of the Asian-African Summit on April 22, President Joko Widodo and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding for the two countries to co-operate on the development of a high speed line between Jakarta and Bandung.

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