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Reading Magistrates' Court: Hampstead Norreys passenger's £673.60 bill for failing to produce rail ticket

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A MAN has been saddled with a £673.60 bill... for failing to produce a rail ticket for inspection.

On Friday, December 17, Reading magistrates heard the case against Daniel Robin Devaney. The 34-year-old, of The Close, Hampstead Norreys, was accused of failing to hand over a ticket for inspection and verification when asked to do so by an authorised person at Reading on Thursday, June 10.

However, Mr Devaney was not present in court and the case against him was found proved in his absence.

Train (54163224)
Train (54163224)

He was fined £440 and ordered to pay £180 costs, plus a statutory victim services surcharge of £44. Finally, Mr Devaney was ordered to pay Great Western Railway £9.60 in compensation for the fare.

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