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(From Bangkok Post)
Byline: Post reporters
Rising operation costs are putting pressure on most mass transit and independent operators who keep fares unchanged to ease burdens on their passengers.
But commuters may face higher fares if the government decides to increase the retail price of diesel, the main fuel for most mass-transit vehicles.
The retail diesel price is now capped at 14.59 baht a litre, but the the retail petrol prices have already increased by 60 satang per litre since Tuesday.
The operator of Chao Phraya Express boats, running between Bangkok and Pak Kret in Nonthaburi, plans to seek permission from the Transport Ministry by mid-July to increase …