Friday, 4 November 2016
KUALA LUMPUR: All 12 concessionaires will not increase highway toll rates this year and next year, eight of them were due to raise the rates this year and the other four next year.
The Cabinet, on Oct 12, agreed to postpone the streamlining of toll rates for 2016 and 2017. This means that there will be no increase in toll rates this year and next year.
The eight routes were the North-South Plus Expressway, Malaysia-Singapore Second Link, Shah Alam Expressway (Kesas), North-South Expressway Central Link (Elite), Damansara-Puchong Expressway (LDP), Butterworth-Kulim Expressway (BKE), Seremban-Port Dickson Highway (SPDH) and New North Klang Straits Bypass (NNKSB).
The compensation to the eight concessionaires for not raising the toll rates was estimated at RM593 million.
The four other routes were the Johor Bahru Eastern Dispersal Link (EDL), Kajang–Seremban Expressway (LEKAS), Senai–Desaru Expressway (SDE) and Guthrie Corridor Expressway (GCE).
The compensation due to the four concessionaires was estimated at RM59.77 million.
Source by: Internet