SNCF inspectors go plain-clothed to trap fare cheats

The SNCF has revealed it is using plain-clothes agents to clamp down on the estimated 250,000 fare dodgers who use trains every day.

Teams of uniformed and plain-clothes agents are being tested on Paris RER and Transilien lines and will spread across the TER network later this year.

They are part of a campaign to cut fraud ...

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