Public transport fares increased

July 24, 2022 11:59 am

KATHMANDU, July 24: The government of Bagmati Province has increased the fares of public transport running in the province including in the Kathmandu Valley. The Bagmati Province Labor, Employment and Transport Minister's decision on July 2 decided to increase the fare of public vehicles running in Bagmati Province by 8.39 percent.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Along with the rise in the prices of petroleum products, fares of public transport have also gone up.

KATHMANDU, June 3: The Department of Transport Management has reduced the fares of public transport plying the inter-province routes.

KATHMANDU, April 14: Public transport and taxi fares have been increased in the Kathmandu Valley and Bagmati Province. The Ministry of Labor, Employment and Transport Management increased the fare on April 7 with effect from today.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure Development (MoPID) of Bagmati Province has hiked the fare of the public transport in Kathmandu Valley as well as in all 13 districts in the Province.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Transport entrepreneurs have demanded the government to revise the fare of public transport at the earliest, which has remained the same since 2018.

KATHMANDU, July 9: The government has said that public transportation fare is increasing by 50 percent until the next decision as vehicles are allowed to carry only 50 percent of their total capacity.

Domestic airlines cut fare by 50%

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KATHMANDU, March 15: The domestic airlines have decided to cut the airfare by 50% in line with the slowed down passenger flow due to the impact of the coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, June 15: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) on Thursday afternoon announced a hike in the fares of public transport by as much as 12 percent effective from June 16.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Government has suspended the decision of increment in public transportation fare.

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KHOTANG, Oct 1: Even though the government has hiked transportation fare by 10 percent, transport entrepreneurs in Khotang have agreed not to hike the fare considering the commuters' woes during the festive season.

BANEPA, March 30: As many as 14 transport committees have waged a fierce war against Mayur Yatayat transportation service in Banepa, Dhulikhel. As this newly introduced transportation service posed threat to their strong syndicate along the Araniko Highway, the other transport entrepreneurs have united against it. Demanding cancelation of its Kathmandu-Banepa route permit, the entrepreneurs have threatened to bring transportation service to a halt in several areas of Kavre in case their demand is not fulfilled.

KATHMANDU, September 10: The transport entrepreneurs have decided to open advance booking counters for Dashain from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, April 7: The Nepal government has decided to exempt various governmental and non-governmental organizations from paying the air fare arrears amounting to around Rs 32 million at the request of the Defense Ministry.

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KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Although the government has said that it has emerged tough against the transport entrepreneurs fleecing passengers, people using the public transport have complained of excessive bus fare within the capital city.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) is to take action against vehicles, operating their service from Kathmandu to Sindhuli-Bardibas via Dhulikhel if they are found taking more than the determined transport fare.

Airlines cut domestic fare

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KATHMANDU, July 4: Following reduction in price of Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF), domestic airlines have slashed airfare for different routes. The new fare will coming into effect from Monday.