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Fines or lines?. Oslo transport-company teaches fare-evaders a lesson. Normally, travelling by tube in Oslo without a valid ticket would cost you a pretty penny. Today, the transport company’s (Ruter) ticket-inspectors chose a more old-fashioned punishment instead. The eight people who were caught in the course of half an hour were given two alternatives; pay a fine, or write “I shall never dodge my fare again” ten times on a whiteboard tied to a post in Stortinget station, according to Aftenposten.no.

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Fines or lines?

Published on Tuesday, 16th June, 2009 at 23:23 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last Updated on 17th June 2009 at 14:19.

Oslo transport-company teaches fare-evaders a lesson.

New tube train carriage, MX3000 interior
New tube train carriage, MX3000 interior
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Normally, travelling by tube in Oslo without a valid ticket would cost you a pretty penny. Today, the transport company’s (Ruter) ticket-inspectors chose a more old-fashioned punishment instead.

The eight people who were caught in the course of half an hour were given two alternatives; pay a fine, or write “I shall never dodge my fare again” ten times on a whiteboard tied to a post in Stortinget station, according to Aftenposten.no.

The Seven who diddled, chose to scribble, whilst the last one paid; to write doth him degrade.



Published on Tuesday, 16th June, 2009 at 23:23 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last updated on 17th June 2009 at 14:19.

This post has the following tags: olso, underground, tube, train, fare, evade, dodge, lines, ticket, inspectors, stortinget, station.





  
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