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S.E.A First High-Speed Railway

15 November 2022 05:48

The China Global Television Network, CGTN has released a trailer for its new documentary "all aboard! southeast asia's first high-speed railway" which is scheduled to meet viewers on Wednesday (16/11/2022). Jointly produced by CGTN and Indonesia's Metro TV this 30-minute film will highlight technological breakthroughs in the construction of the Jakarta-Bandung High Speed Railway HSR in Indonesia and the expectations of the local people and officials for the landmark project.

With a design speed of 350 km per hour the Jakarta-Bandung HSR will cut the travel time between Jakarta and Bandung from more than three hours to around 40 minutes. It is expected to start operations in June 2023.