Airport Rail Link discount fails
- Published: 3 Jan 2013 at 17.03
- Online news:
Airport Rail Link has decided to stop charging the flat 20-baht discounted fare for its City Line after it failed to attract as many passengers as expected, resulting in the service running at a loss of almost two million baht a month, the Matichon website reported on Thursday.
Airport Rail Link (Photo by Patipat Janthong)
Chamroon Tangpaisarnkit, chairman of the SRT Electric Train Co which runs the Airport Rail Link, on Thursday said the company board had decided not to extend the 20-baht discounted rate ― which began on Oct 1 and ended on Dec 31, for the system's City Line between 11am and 2pm ― because the number of passengers still fell short of the target.
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