Ticket dodgers out of pocket by £87k after riding Greater Anglia trains without paying
Ticket dodgers ended up over £87,000 out of pocket after they were caught by Greater Anglia ticket inspectors on the railway in Essex and Suffolk.
A total of 284 fare evaders were taken to court between Monday 22 January and Monday 5 February after they were caught taking the train with no money or cards on them to pay for tickets.
On Monday 22 January, Basildon Magistrates’ Court heard 144 cases and imposed fines of £22,715 and costs of £21,600.
Greater Anglia giveaway boosts British Heart Foundation
Love was in the air at Norwich station yesterday when station staff gave away 2,000 Valentine’s cupcakes to passengers on their morning commute. And the big-hearted passengers responded in kind by donating to the British Heart Foundation – raising over £250.