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Local Transport Companies Increase Fares

The Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council (GRTCC), and Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) have adjusted road transport fares upwards effective Monday, January 27.

The new fares cover transport operations involving inter-city (long distances), intra-city (Trotro) and cabs.

Mr Stephen K. Okudzeto, General Secretary of GPRTU and Alhaji Aliyu Baba, General Secretary of GRTCC made the announcement in joint statement; they signed, and copied to Ghana News Agency on Saturday.

The fare per seat for a taxi plying one to 40 kilometres ranges from 60 Ghana pesewas to GH?8.40.

The fares per hired taxi covering one to 40 kilometres would now cost between GH?3.00 to GH?4.00.

The approved fare for intra-city or Trotro has been fixed between 60 Ghana pesewas and GH? 2.90, depending on kilometres.

The fares to be charged by intercity or long distance road transport operators range from GH?3.00 to GH?102.50.

Dry cargo goods charges approved also ranges from GH?1.20 to GH?120,000.

The statement urged transport operators to post the list of new fares at their loading terminals in order to avoid confrontation with commuters.

It appealed to members, commuters and the public to comply with the new fares.

Source: GNA

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