New toll way rates kick off today

September 1st, 2008 - 11:19 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

The Expressway and Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (ETA) today has begun its new tollway fare following a Land Transport Committee’s approval of the adjusted rateFirst and second level expressways will now bear a toll of 45 baht for 4 wheeled vehicles, up 5 baht from 40 baht. Six to ten wheeled vehicles will see an increase of 10 baht to 80 baht from 70 baht and ten wheeled and up vehicles will have to pay a toll of 100 baht up from 85 baht.

The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority’s buses will also increase its price today. All normal buses have adjusted their price from 8.50 baht to 10 baht, air-conditioned buses have increased by 1 baht per distance and mini-buses will increase their price to 8 baht from 7 baht.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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