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Bandung-Kertajati-Cirebon Airport Will Be Connected To Train

20 Mar 2019

Jakarta - The Ministry of Transportation will build a train to connect Bandung with the Kertajati airport, Majalengka. This was done to facilitate access to traffic from and to Kertajati Airport.

According to the Head of Traffic Sub Directorate of Directorate General of Railways, Yudi Karyanto At present, access to Kertajati airport is difficult, both through highways and toll roads.

"We have a new airport that is the same size as Soekarno-Hatta and it is in Majalengka, Kertajati. Only from the regions, it is very difficult to access the airport, toll roads are wrong, the road is wrong," he said in remarks at the Indonesia Railway Conference 2019, Jiexpo, Kemayoran , Jakarta, Wednesday (03/20/2019).

Furthermore, he revealed, to facilitate access to the line, the Ministry of Transportation will build a train that connects Cirebon and Bandung.

"So we want to make connections between the two big cities of Cirebon and Bandung," he said.

Meanwhile, Director General of Air Transportation of the Ministry of Transportation, Agus Santoso, previously in a written statement on Thursday (5/4/2018) stated that a railway line from the airport will be built which is directly connected to the main railway line on the island of Java.

According to Agus, with this transportation connectivity, it is expected that the flow of goods and passengers will be more smoothly. The airport user community will also be more comfortable accessing this airport, so the existence of the airport will have a positive effect on the welfare of the surrounding community and the national economy.


Journalist: Puti Aini Yasmin
Source: https://finance.detik.com/infrastruktur/d-4475519/bandung-bandara-kertajati-cirebon-bakal-tersambung-kereta