Why no Karon-Patong bus?

Why is there no songtaew bus running between Karon and Patong?

  • Asked on Monday, May 10, 2004 | 11:58 AM
    Alex Thow.

In 1994, we established a public transport route linking Patong and Karon. After just three days, however, the driver was pulled from his vehicle and badly beaten by competitors. We would still like to have an investor operate a songtaew along that route, but since 1994 nobody has contacted us about it. They are probably worried about having similar problems and losing their investment capital. Public transport in Phuket faces many problems of this nature.

  • Answered on Monday, May 10, 2004 | 11:58 AM
    Teerayuth Prasertphol, Deputy Director, Phuket Provincial Transportation Office.
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