Reduced bus fares come into effect

Reduced bus fares come into effect

Reduced bus fares come into effect

Written by Staff Writer

01 Feb, 2015 | 3:18 pm

Bus fares will be reduced with effect from today.

Minister of Internal transport, Ranjith Maddumabandara said that bus fares will reduced by between 8% and 10%.

With the revision of bus fares the minimum fare would be reduced to Rs. 9 – Rs. 8. Rs. 13 rupee fare will be reduced to Rs.12  and fares between Rs.17 and Rs. 34 rupees will be reduced byRs. 2.

The Ministry added that fares between Rs. 37 and Rs. 41 will be reduced by Rs. 3 s while fares between Rs.44 and Rs. 59  will be reduced by Rs4..

Fares between Rs.62 and Rs. 64  will be reduced by Rs.five.

Fares between Rs.67 and Rs.80 will be reduced by Rs.6 and fares between Rs.83 and Rs.85  will be reduced by Rs. 7..

Fares between Rs.88 and Rs.99  will be reduced by Rs.8..

The Ministry concluded that 305 revisions have been made with regards to reducing bus fares hence the highest current bus fare of Rs.708 rupees would be cut down to Rs. 651 with a reduction of Rs.57..

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