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Jakarta-Bandung high-speed rail line in Indonesia begins track laying

Seetao 2022-07-05 09:38
  • The ballast track is laid by the single sleeper continuous method
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Recently, at Dekarul Station, 20 kilometers away from Bandung, Indonesia, the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway in Indonesia, led by China State Railway Group Co., Ltd. and constructed by China Power Construction Municipal Group, officially started the laying of ballast tracks on the main line, and the construction of the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway. From offline construction to online construction phase.

The Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway connects the Indonesian capital Jakarta and Bandung, with a total length of 142 kilometers and a total length of 279.4 kilometers of track laying on the main line, including 112.8 kilometers of ballast track section and 166.6 kilometers of ballastless track section, all of which use 50-meter steel rails produced in China.

The Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway is a landmark project of the Belt and Road Initiative and the pragmatic cooperation between China and Indonesia. It is also the first time that China's high-speed railway has been implemented overseas with a whole system, all elements and a whole industry chain. After the project is completed, the travel time from Jakarta to Bandung will be shortened from the current three hours to 40 minutes.Editor/Ma Xue

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