Lower ERP rates at 23 gantries, shorter VEP hours during June school holidays

ERP rates will be reduced by up to $1 at selected roads and expressways during the June school holidays.
ERP rates will be reduced by up to $1 at selected roads and expressways during the June school holidays. PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) at selected roads and expressways will be reduced while Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) operating hours will be shortened for the upcoming June school holidays, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Monday (May 23).

The revised rates and operating hours will take effect from Saturday (May 28) till June 26.

A total of 23 gantries will have their rates reduced by $1 during the time periods specified by LTA.

The reduction will be 50 cents for those gantries - the two at Bendemeer Road and Woodsville Tunnel, as well as the one at Dunearn Road - with ERP rates of 50 cents.

Meanwhile, VEP operating hours will end earlier at noon on weekdays during the same period.

Drivers of foreign-registered cars and motorcycles are exempted from paying any VEP fees if they drive into Singapore after 12 noon and leave by 2am the following day.