BTSC advised to cap train fares at B65 ( What a source at BMA said? ( …
BTSC advised to cap train fares at B65
What The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) do and what it helps?
negotiating with the
Bangkok Mass Transit System Plc (BTSC)
which operates the skytrain network
to cap train fares at 65 baht as a condition of being granted a 30-year contract to operate the entire system after its concession for the original route ends in 2029
What a source at BMA said?
“City Hall is considering awarding the contract from 2030-2059, under the public-private partnership (PPP) model to the BTSC with a condition that train fares are kept at a maximum of 65 baht until 2029,”
“This means the BMA and the BTSC will have to revise terms of existing contracts for the originalroute and the extensions, some of which have been put into service,”
"We expect to finalise talks with the firm next year and sign the deal before 2020. But the PPP contract will not start until 2030,”
What line that BTSC is the sole concessionaire and what the line short information?
original Green Line, or the skytrain network
which has two routes: Sukhumvit Line running from Mo Chit to On Nut and the Silom Line running from the National Stadium to Saphan Taksin
the 30-year concession ends in 2029
the 5.5km On Nut-Bearing extension to the Sukhumvit Line
the 7.5km Saphan Taksin-Bang Wa extension to the Silom Line
Why the BMA signed an agreement to hire the BTSC?
maintain another two extensions
Mo Chit-Saphan Mai-Khu Khot
are not operational
How these extended routes branching off from the core network were built by and what information for this?
the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA)
cost of 60 billion baht
the BMA is seeking transfer of ownership from the MRTA
What the cabinet's endorsed guidelines require?
the entire Green Line network be run by a single operator to ensure smooth operations
What happen in September?
the cabinet approved a royal decree appointing the MRTA to
oversee the construction of urban mass-transit projects in