Ticket ma­chines

Central Leader - - LETTERS -

Auck­land Trans­port has re­cently re­leased fig­ures show­ing a drop in the num­bers of rail pa­trons.

As a reg­u­lar train trav­eller, I would sug­gest this can be at­trib­uted to the re­moval of fare col­lec­tion on­board trains.

Of­ten the frus­trated com­muter is faced with the op­tion of queue­ing for a ticket ma­chine or miss­ing the train.

I was one of the hap­less com­muters at Brit­o­mart sta­tion who were ush­ered through

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