A WOMAN was fined more than £200 at court after failing to buy a £7 ticket. 

On March 19, Cara Bewick, 37, of Manor Road in Kidlington, failed to pay for a £7.90 train ticket at Oxford Train Station while she was travelling on Great Western Railway.

This was Contrary to section 5(3)(a) of the Regulation of Railways Act 1889 where a person ‘travels or attempts to travel on a railway without having previously paid their fare, and with intent to avoid payment thereof’.

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Bewick was fined £220 by Oxford Magistrates Court and made pay compensation of £7.90.

As well as this she was made to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £34 pay costs of £180.


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