Skytrain boss warns rail fares will rise

 Skytrain boss warns rail fares will rise

BTS Skytrain in Bangkok. Photo: Ilya Plekhanov.

Fares for electric train lines could rise under the new common ticketing system if the government does not provide more subsidies for private companies which operate the lines in Bangkok, BTS Group Holdings Plc chairman Keeree Kanjanapas says.

He said several companies are set for higher operating and maintenance costs due to higher passenger intake and route expansions.

Full story: Bangkok Post



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