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Would you be told that it might be cheaper to wait 30 minutes for the next train before swiping in with your smart phone at the ticket barrier, or would you suddenly find that you have been over-charged once you arrive at your destination station?
Mentally ill Muhiddin Mire, inspired by videos of the killing of Fusilier Lee Rigby, set upon the American native from behind as they approached the ticket barrier.
A probe revealed he had travelled in from Stonegate station in East Sussex, which has no ticket barrier.
Once the ticket was purchased, the user would then be able to scan their phone at the ticket barrier to gain access to the Metro network.
To get through an automatic ticket barrier, passengers tap their phones against or wave them in front of a contactless terminal.
The pay-as-you-go Oyster cards are scanned by a reader at the ticket barrier at the start and end of every journey and the cost automatically deducted.
This is then scanned at the station ticket barrier by the passenger and is expected to help reduce station queues.
THE innocent Brazilian shot dead by police did not vault a ticket barrier and had a valid ticket, according to investigators.
He needed a team of flunkies to help him through the ticket barrier, he had no clue what an Oyster card was and both he and Camilla looked like a pair of doddery old fogies who'd been sedated and let out of the care home on a day trip.
I know that you might think that I was trying to evade payment as I dropped to my knees and slithered under the ticket barrier on my stomach on Tuesday night - watched by several open-mouthed commuters - but I wasn't doing a Cherie Blair, honest
The attack happened at Moorfields station at around 9pm on Saturday March 28, when a man tried to push past the member of staff at the ticket barrier.
On the two days I attended approximately 45 minutes before they let you through the ticket barrier, people from behind surged down pushing their way in front.