Bus fares to reduce on the 21st of December

December 5, 2018

The All Island Private Bus Owners Federation and the National Transport Commission have agreed to reduce bus fares on the 21st of December in line with the reduction of fuel price reductions.

Chief Secretary of the Federation Anjana Priyanjith speaking to NewsRadio said the percentage by which bus fares will be reduced will be announced on the 21st of December.

He said the discussion which commenced at 10am concluded with a final decision to initiate a fare revision on the 21st of December.

During the discussion, Priyanjith said both parties agreed to reach a special decision to reconsider and revise amounts according to national policy for private buses, following which fares will then be amended on the 21st.