Indonesian President Joko Widodo has inaugurated the Soekarno-Hatta Airport train on Tuesday (2/1) at 9 a.m. in the airport`s Integrated Building. The train's trial runs have been previously done a week ago. The Soekarno-Hatta Airport train will serve the passengers with the total of 124 trips per day which will be done gradually. There will be 42 trips per day in the first phase, 82 trips in the second phase, and finally 124 trips per day in the third phase.
The airport train will serve passengers from and to Manggarai, Sudirman Baru, Duri, Batu Ceper, and Soekarno-Hatta Airport stations. The trial runs have been carried out a week ago with the ticket fare of Rp30,000. After the official launching today, the ticket will be sold at Rp70,000. The airport train project is completed in early December 2017. It is hoped that the project will help to unravel the traffic density from Jakarta to the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport// Tempo