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U.S. supports Indonesian rail improvements

  U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a $593,954 grant to PT Kereta Api Indonesia (PT KAI), Indonesia’s state-owned railroad, to develop a strategic plan and system recommendations for upgrading its rail signaling and telecommunications systems.
   The grant will fund a technical assistance program that includes a review of existing rail transport corridors, recommendations for systems upgrades, and training workshops for capacity building for PT KAI rail operators and managers. The technical assistance is designed to support PT KAI’s planned expansion to meet greater rail demand, while ensuring the safety of the rail network.
   “U.S. companies are eager to work and invest in Indonesia’s growing economic market and this grant will assist in facilitating that relationship,” said U.S. Ambassador Scot Marciel, in a statement.
   The opportunity to conduct the USTDA-funded technical assistance activity will be competed on the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) website. A link to the FBO announcement will be posted to USTDA’s Web site. Interested U.S. firms should submit proposals according to the instructions in the FBO announcement. PT KAI will select a U.S. contractor to complete the technical assistance.

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