A smooth and effective start if tolling has been reported at the first day users started paying toll fees on the Kampala — Entebbe Expressway at the three toll stations in Mpala, Kajjansi and Busega.
While many paid cash for their first use of the toll system, many were seen queuing to register and get Upesi cards that make it easier to join the Expressway any time. You need an ID or drivers license to secure one.
The cards have discount options ranging from 10% for an Easy pass, 50% for a Weekly pass and to 70% for a Monthly pass. The cards are free of charge to all motorists intending to use the Expressway.
Class 1 (Motorcycles >400cc) are to pay Ugx.3000 per trip; Class 2 (Light Vehicles (with or without trailer) are to pay Ugx.5,000 per trip; Class 3 (Medium Goods vehicles (2-3 axles) to pay Ugx.10,000 per trip while Class 4a (Large goods vehicles and buses (4-5 axles) will pay Ugx.15,000 per trip and Class 4b (Large goods vehicles (6 or more axles) will pay Ugx.18,000 per trip
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