Here is good news for city bus passengers. The APS RTC has reduced the minimum fares fromRs. 7 to Rs. 5 in ‘City Ordinary’ and from Rs. 8 to Rs. 5 in Metro Express buses.
The fares have been rounded off in other stages to avoid change problem, according to Regional Manager Sudesh Kumar and Deputy CTM Sudha Bindu.
The new ticket denominations are City Ordinary Rs. 5, 8, 10, 15, 20, 25 and so on and the Metro Express fares are Rs. 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 etc.
There is no change in TAYL (Travel As You Like) tickets and Bus Passes. Senior citizen concessions will continue as usual.
The revised fares will come into effect from Tuesday (August 1).