Gautrain prices to rise, bus fares unchanged

PRICES on the Gautrain train service will go up by an average of 6% in June, as the supporting Gautrain bus fares will remain the same, the actual Gauteng provincial government mentioned on Monday.

Brand new fare structures are also brought to encourage greater use of the system in off-peak hours by reducing fares by 15%, while fares for your popular OR EVEN Tambo International Airport hyperlink will rise over 9%, Gauteng roads and transport MEC Ismail Vadi mentioned in a declaration.

“Airport services train fares will increase by R10 per trip but this is balanced through cheaper long-term parking charges, which will primarily benefit airport travellers, ” the declaration mentioned.

Everyday parking tariffs will increase to R15 through R12.

The particular discount for off-peak travellers “will be a considerable incentive for several commuters”, Mister Vadi said. The particular discounts will apply simply to commuter-service passengers who use the service upon weekdays prior to 6am, in between 9am and 3pm or even after 6pm.

No discounts will be available on weekends or about the airport services.

“Period products” could keep to offer advantages to regular commuters, with tickets for any monthly ticket (44 trips) still cheaper by 20% and a weekly ticket (10 trips) coming having a 10% discounted, the statement mentioned.

Mister Vadi said the actual Gautrain would “remain the cost-effective and convenient way of transport”, incorporating that the new prices aimed to increase use of the system and “be price attractive to the respective target markets” to sustain the shift from private vehicle users to the teach.


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PRICES on the Gautrain train service will go up by an average of 6% in June, as the supporting Gautrain bus fares will remain the same, the actual Gauteng provincial government mentioned on Monday.

Brand new fare structures are also brought to encourage greater use of the system in off-peak hours by reducing fares by 15%, while fares for your popular OR EVEN Tambo International Airport hyperlink will rise over 9%, Gauteng roads and transport MEC Ismail Vadi mentioned in a declaration.

“Airport services train fares will increase by R10 per trip but this is balanced through cheaper long-term parking charges, which will primarily benefit airport travellers, ” the declaration mentioned.

Everyday parking tariffs will increase to R15 through R12.

The particular discount for off-peak travellers “will be a considerable incentive for several commuters”, Mister Vadi said. The particular discounts will apply simply to commuter-service passengers who use the service upon weekdays prior to 6am, in between 9am and 3pm or even after 6pm.

No discounts will be available on weekends or about the airport services.

“Period products” could keep to offer advantages to regular commuters, with tickets for any monthly ticket (44 trips) still cheaper by 20% and a weekly ticket (10 trips) coming having a 10% discounted, the statement mentioned.

Mister Vadi said the actual Gautrain would “remain the cost-effective and convenient way of transport”, incorporating that the new prices aimed to increase use of the system and “be price attractive to the respective target markets” to sustain the shift from private vehicle users to the teach.

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