30 September 2023
Indonesia announced the delay the soft launch of ‘whoosh’, the Jakarta Bandung high speed train due to a more detail preparation. Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and investment said President joko Widodo are scheduled to join the soft commercial launching of the high speed railway on October 2nd.
President Jokowi also plans to invite China’s President Xi Jinping to take a ride during an official launching of the bullet train at an unspecified date. The government decided the name it whoosh to reflect the first impression riding on the speed train. Whoosh is actually abbreviation of riding on the train for the first time.
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