PT MRT Jakarta signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop the operational capacity and operation of urban railways with Seoul Metro, South Korea, Thursday (8/15).
" We have done predictive maintenance but now their technology may be helpful if there was an earthquake, thus we are better prepared"
The signing was done by PT MRT President Director William Sabandar and Seoul Metro's CEO, Taeho Kim at the MRT office, Nusantara Building on 22nd floor, Jalan Sudirman, Central Jakarta.
PT MRT Jakarta President Director William Sabandar acknowledged this MoU would take effect within the next two years. His ranks would study from Seoul Metro how to face earthquakes related to MRT operations.
"We have done predictive maintenance but now their technology may be helpful if there was an earthquake, thus we are better prepared," he said.
Aside that, its cooperation also included exploration in the development of operations and management of operations control centers (OCC), development capability of rolling stock and depot maintenance, development of knowledge on the ability of Smart Automatic Mechanical Big Data Analysis-system (SAMBA), as well as smart station.
"They (Seoul Metro) are one of the world-class operators who have managed eight networks with 340 km tracks. So we need to study from the reliability of their operations," he stated.