12 Jul '11, 1am

Transport operators seek fare increases

SINGAPORE - Public transport operators SBS Transit and SMRT have applied for the maximum fare increase of 2.8 per cent for rail and bus fares, citing "uncontrollable" and "significant" cost pressures but a more fundamental review may be on the cards. Beyond this year's exercise, Member of Parliament Cedric Foo, who took over as chairman of the Government Parliamentary Committee for Transport, has signalled his intention to engage the Transport Ministry to review the fare adjustment formula. With public transport playing a bigger role in Singapore's land transport system, Mr Foo toldMediaCorp a review of the formula would be timely as it was drawn up in 2005. The fare adjustment formula was last reviewed in 2008. The Public Transport Council (PTC) - which is responsible for regulating fares - said yesterday it would study and deliberate on both operators' applications and w...

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Transport operators seek fare increases

straitstimes.com 11 Jul '11, 11am

Public transport operators SBS Transit and SMRT have submitted applications to increase buses and subway fares due to risi...

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straitstimes.com 11 Jul '11, 10pm

Public transport operators SBS Transit and SMRT have submitted applications to increase buses and subway fares due to risi...

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cpf.gov.sg 12 Jul '11, 12pm

COMMUTERS should brace themselves for a probable hike in bus and train fares. Public transport operators SBS Transit and S...

RAISING TRANSPORT FARES?? #omgtuckyouallseriously

channelnewsasia.com 11 Jul '11, 12pm

SINGAPORE : The two public transport operators, SBS Transit and SMRT, have submitted applications to the Public Transport ...

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sg.news.yahoo.com 11 Jul '11, 3pm

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straitstimes.com 13 Jul '11, 3am

WHAT is the justification for public transport fare increases as yesterday's front-page article reported ('Transport opera...

[TR] SBS and SMRT to raise transport fares

temasekreview.com 11 Jul '11, 1pm

HUge passenger loads translate to huge profits compared to past. Adding more assets is necessary to take on more passenger...

SBS Transit, SMRT submit applications for fare ...

channelnewsasia.com 11 Jul '11, 10am

SINGAPORE : The two public transport operators, SBS Transit and SMRT, have submitted applications to the Public Transport ...

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todayonline.com 16 Jul '11, 9pm

What Formula are you talking about ? It is all rubbish ! As a private company, whether they make or break is their own pro...

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reach.gov.sg 12 Jul '11, 9am

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straitstimes.com 12 Jul '11, 2am

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sg.news.yahoo.com 14 Jul '11, 1am

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singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 12 Jul '11, 3am

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channelnewsasia.com 12 Jul '11, 10pm

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