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Public transport operators could rake in additional $132.5 mil in annual revenue as PTC grants full 7% fare hike

Pauline Wong
Pauline Wong10/9/2019 04:17 PM GMT+08  • 4 min read
Public transport operators could rake in additional $132.5 mil in annual revenue as PTC grants full 7% fare hike
SINGAPORE (Oct 9): Public transport operators could see an annual revenue increase of $132.5 million, after the Public Transport Council (PTC) on Tuesday granted the full 7% increase in in fares.
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SINGAPORE (Oct 9): Public transport operators could see an annual revenue increase of $132.5 million, after the Public Transport Council (PTC) on Tuesday granted the full 7% increase in in fares.

The PTC says the fare hike is driven by a spike in fuel and energy costs.

From Dec 28, commuters using adult EZ-Link and other cards can expect to pay up to 9 cents more per journey. Senior citizens, low-income workers, persons with disabilities and students will see the smallest increase of 4 cents per trip.

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