Rail fare-dodger stopped at St Albans City Station

PUBLISHED: 10:45 10 February 2017 | UPDATED: 10:45 10 February 2017

A police car.

A police car.


Police officers rushed to St Albans City Station this morning (Friday) after being alerted to a fare-dodger.

After British Transport Police arrived at the station, at about 9am, and spoke with the man, he bought the single ticket he needed and was allowed to continue his journey.

The ticket was for a journey to Reading and, according to National Rail, the fare is £26.30, while the trip takes about an hour-and-a-half.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Herts Advertiser. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Herts Advertiser