Bus & three-wheeler fares to increase


Bus fares will be increased from midnight today (24) in line with the increased fuel prices.

Chairman of the Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Association (LPBOA) Gemunu Wijeratne said that bus fares would increase by 25- 30%.

Accordingly, the minimum bus fare is expected to rise to Rs. 35.

Meanwhile, steps will also be taken to revise three-wheeler fares.

The All Island Three-Wheeler Drivers and Owners Association said that Rs. 100 will be charged for the first kilometer and Rs. 80 for the second kilometer.

By Tharaka Samman