Workers stand beside a high-speed train in Bandung, Indonesia, on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
Workers stand beside a high-speed train in Bandung, Indonesia, on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
Indonesia

Indonesia’s China-built high-speed rail project on track despite cost overrun of US$2 billion

  • President Joko Widodo, who inspected a new railway station, said the project was 88.8 per cent complete and its commercial launch is expected in June 2023
  • The 142-km line will connect the capital Jakarta with West Java’s Bandung

Workers stand beside a high-speed train in Bandung, Indonesia, on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
Workers stand beside a high-speed train in Bandung, Indonesia, on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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