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Skytrain fares may rise

Higher costs prompt first increase since 2005

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Skytrain commuters face paying higher fares from May. 

Passengers wait to board the skytrain at Pho Nimit station in Thon Buri. Opened last week, the station lies along the extension line from Wong Wian Yai. The fare increase has not yet been decided but the ceiling rate will be 51 baht. PAWAT LAOPAISARNTAKSIN

Bangkok Mass Transit System Plc (BTSC), the skytrain operator, is considering passing the cost of the minimum wage increase onto commuters by increasing fares.

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