11 Jul '11, 3pm

SBS Transit, SMRT apply for fare increases | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

Public transport operators SMRT and SBS Transit are seeking a maximum 2.8 per cent bus and rail fare increase. … Public transport operators SMRT and SBS Transit are seeking to increase their bus and rail fares by up to 2.8 per cent. Both operators submitted their applications for fare adjustment to the Public Transport Council (PTC) on Monday. The increase is calculated using the annual fare adjustment formula recommended by the Government-appointed Fare Review Mechanism Committee. The formula takes into account the consumer price index, wage index and productivity gains. Operators said they continue to face increasing costs, in spite of efforts to manage costs and increase productivity. Other than cost pressures from fuel and energy prices, SBS Transit said it is spending S$268 million to purchase 600 new buses, scheduled for delivery in 2011 and 2012. The operator has pu...

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