TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - PT MRT Jakarta, which operates the capital city’s MRT operations, has adapted the headway time between each car to fit the Covid-19 social restriction policy known as Micro PPKM that will last until March 8. The current headway is set at 10-minutes apart.
PT MRT director of operations and maintenance Muhammad Effendi said this change applies to every operational hours under the Micro PPKM.
“Every operational hour adjustment is MRT Jakarta’s support for the government’s attempt to mitigate the spread of Covid-19,” said Effendi in a written statement on March 1, 2021.
The 10-minute headway applies under rush hours and outside of that every day and has been officially adopted today.
The MRT Jakarta services are operable from 05:00-22:00 WIB on work days and 06:00-21:00 on the weekends with total capacity reduced to 62-67 people on each carriage or 390 for every train set.
LANI DIANA WIJAYA