Private Bus Operators to Cut Services Next Month

Bangkok-Kantharalak-Ubon bus in Korat

Bangkok-Kantharalak-Ubon bus in Nakhon Ratchasima, in route from Bangkok to Si Sa ket and Ubon Ratchathani. Photo: Thailand News.

BANGKOK (NNT) – Private bus operators plan to reduce their transport operations starting from July 1 due to high fuel prices.

Thai Bus Business Association President Pichet Jiamburaset disclosed that private bus operators agreed during a meeting with transportation and bus companies to reduce operations on 143 bus routes by approximately 80% beginning July 1, 2022. He said the decision aims to ensure the survival of their businesses until the government approves a revised ticket fare structure in line with fuel costs.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Reporter: Paul Rujopakarn
National News Bureau of Thailand

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