Strike by Malaysian bus drivers at Johor checkpoint has ended, says local report

Strike by Malaysian bus drivers at Johor checkpoint has ended, says local report

Chinese newspaper Sin Chew daily reported that the traffic situation at the checkpoint had returned to normal by 8am on Friday, after the local authorities promised to look into the revised toll charges within one week.


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Malaysian buses stage 'strike' at Johor Checkpoint, says report published by The Straits Times on August 1, 2014

SINGAPORE - Witnesses reported that many Malaysian registered buses were refusing to continue their journey into Singapore at Woodlands. The "strike" by the bus drivers caused heavy traffic congestion at the Checkpoint.


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The Land Transport Authority said on its Twitter account at 8.13am that bus services 160, 170 170X and 950 were not travelling to Johor Baru (JB) due to impeded traffic flow at the checkpoint.

It said later at 10.11am that services services 160, 170, 170X and 950 have resumed normal operations into JB.

Crossing the Causeway: How much the tolls will soon cost

 CurrentNew (From Aug 1)
 Only one-way
(Singapore to Johor)
Singapore to JohorJohor to SingaporeRound trip
Private carsRM2.90 (S$1.14)RM9.70RM6.80RM16.50
Small lorriesRM4.50RM14.70RM10.20RM24.90
Heavy lorriesRM6.10RM19.70RM13.60RM33.30
TaxisRM1.40RM4.80RM3.40RM8.20
BusesRM2.30RM7.80RM5.50RM13.30

* Motorcycles are exempted.

Source: Malaysian Highway Authority

ST Graphics by Derrick Ho | Compiled by Ling Chang Hong

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