Larsen & Toubro clinches major deal for Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit Project

In a significant development, Larsen & Toubro Construction has secured a pivotal contract for its Railway Business Group to spearhead the construction of the Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit Project (Phase-2A). This landmark achievement marks L&T’s inaugural Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) Railway Systems Order in the ASEAN region, underscoring its growing presence in Southeast Asia’s burgeoning infrastructure landscape.

More Details:

The Railways Strategic Business Group of L&T Construction has secured a significant order to construct the Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Project (Phase 2A) (Contract Package CP205) for MRT Jakarta through L&T’s long-term Japanese partner, Sojitz Corporation. This Contract marks the first EPC Railway Systems Order for L&T in the ASEAN region.

The Jakarta MRT Phase-2A is an extension of the existing Jakarta MRT Line for the section between Bundaran HI up to and including Kota with a total length of approx. 12.5 km and 7 underground stations.

Brief about the Contract:

  • This package involves procurement and delivery of multiple systems across various domains on a design and build basis including overall system integration.
  • The project scope includes Trackworks, Overhead Contact System, Substation System, Power Distribution System, Signalling System & Telecommunication Systems, SCADA Facility, Platform Screen Doors, and modification of the equipment installed in the existing OCC and the stations/train sets (Phase-1).

L&T is India’s leading player in offering turnkey Design-Build/ EPC solutions for Railway projects with single point responsibility encompassing design, engineering, supply, project planning, quality control and execution. L&T is currently executing such integrated Railway Systems projects for Mauritius LRT and Dhaka Metro.

Future Scope in ASEAN Region:

  • Several railway projects are envisaged to be developed in the ASEAN region over the next decade.
  • Following a boost to their infrastructure budgets recently, the governments of these countries have ambitious plans to expand their urban rail systems.
  • Moreover, investors are also showing an increasing interest as the region promises significant opportunities for growth.
  • This order win in Jakarta will strengthen L&T’s foothold in the ASEAN region and enable it to secure more such orders there.


This significant achievement underscores Larsen & Toubro’s commitment to delivering innovative solutions and fostering sustainable development across international borders.

Source: L&T- Press Release | Image Credit (representational): Larsen & Toubro