BANYUWANGI, NETRALNEWS.COM – State-owned rail manufacturer, PT Industri Kereta Api (INKA), is going to rise a railway attention in Banyuwangi Regency. The SOE will deposit IDR600 billion to open a new plant in a eastern district of Java Island.
“Based on their explanation, a bureau is approaching to be operational by 2019. Of march we are tenderly welcomed,” pronounced Banyuwangi Regent Abdullah Azwar Anas, adding that this can strengthen a inhabitant railway industry.
Anas pronounced he has told PT INKA to settle synergy with vocational schools (SMK) in Banyuwangi, so SMK graduates can be prepared to rivet in inhabitant railway industry.
The Director of Finance and Human Resources of PT INKA Mohamad Nur Sodiq during his revisit to Banyuwangi pronounced that he perceived many orders of sight carriages from several countries.
“Our plant in Madiun is now over loaded, so we are looking for plcae for association expansion. With several considerations, a plcae that we finally set is Banyuwangi,” pronounced Nur, Tuesday (10/24/2017).
Sodiq pronounced now a sight orders being rubbed by PT INKA are utterly a lot. For domestic alone, there are several orders, such as a Electric Train (KRL) for Soekarno Hatta Airport-Sudirman-Jakarta, Light Rail Train (LRT) in Palembang for a Asian Games, LRT in Greater Jakarta (Jabodetabek), and a deputy of aged sight cars.
“Not to discuss we are operative on sight orders from several countries, such as Bangladesh, Zambia, Sri Lanka and Nigeria. So distant we have over sight orders from all ASEAN countries. So we need a incomparable bureau again, “said Sodiq.
The designed plcae of a railway attention to be built in Banyuwangi is located in Kalipuro Subdistrict on an area of 200 hectares, since a land, that is owned by a state, is tighten to Tanjungwangi Port and after connected to a fee road.