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Re: Nice oyster scam
Newsgroup: uk.transport.london
Posted by: Roland Perry
2008-06-17 05:44:32

In message <48572e8c$0$26088$db0fefd9@news.zen.co.uk>, at 04:23:31 on
Tue, 17 Jun 2008, Thunderbug remarked:
>I was amongst those evacuated from Kings Cross on the 'booze cruise'
>night before the alcohol ban came in, so entered and left the same
>station after about 20 minutes without being able to catch a train.
>I suspect TfL took a tidy sum that night. Had I not tapped out (all
>gates were open and staff directed passengers through the
>pushchair/wheelchair gates), no doubt it would've been 4 instead.

The Oyster system should have a means to do bulk refunds if the
circumstances of such an incident is entered in. It would be an ultimate
insult to be stuck on a tube train for several hours, then charged a
hefty fee when you were eventually liberated.
Roland Perry




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