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SMRT raising fares of some taxis from Monday

From Monday, it will cost 30% more to take Mercedes, multi-seater cabs

Published on Dec 12, 2013 7:51 AM

Taking a ride in an SMRT taxi could cost a third more from Monday.

In the latest series of taxi fare changes, SMRT Corp is upping the flagdown fares of all its Chevrolet Epica cabs to $3.60.

Distance fares of its Mercedes-Benz, London, Hyundai Starex and Ssangyong Rodius cabs go up to 30 cents for every 400m travelled for up to 10km, every 350m after 10km and 45 seconds of waiting time.

Previous rates were $3.40 and 22 cents respectively.

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