Coin boxes pulled from Bangkok buses, too slow for rush hour

Sunlong SLK6985 CNG bus in Bangkok

Sunlong SLK6985 CNG in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Ilya Plekhanov.

The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority has pulled automatic cash boxes from 800 public buses because they were doing a poor job collecting fares in coins.

It was found that the system was too slow for the large numbers of commuters during rush hours, resulting in traffic jams, a source at the agency said.

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By The Nation

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