15 NOVEMBER 1946, Page 16


Sta,—If every first-class traveller would always buy a third-class ticket and pay the difference on the train, the railway companies would soon discover that either they had to provide more accommodation or allow their whole system of ticket-collecting to break down. (Every collection of an excess fare—especially where change has to be given for pound notes—takes several minutes.) As one who invariably follows this policy (and carries no change) may I appeal to your readers to make it universal?

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