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New fare formula a departure from ensuring public transport fares are equitable to all

The new "network capacity factor" is a formula within a formula, and made up of obscure terms such as "operated train place kilometre" and "passenger kilometre".ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHEN

SINGAPORE - The latest revision to the public transport fare formula is a clear departure from formulae Singapore has relied on thus far to ensure bus and train fares are equitable to all.

This is somewhat puzzling.

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