Wigan man who dodged £3.10 train fare has now been ordered to pay £461.10

A Wigan man who did not pay a £3.10 train fare has been left with a bill of more than £400.
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John Martin, 22, of Rydal Avenue, Hindley, was convicted in his absence of travelling between Hindley and Wigan Wallgate stations without a ticket on September 23.

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Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court heard he then failed to pay an unpaid fares notices and a fixed penalty notice.

Justices ordered him to pay a £220 fine, £150 costs, £88 victim surcharge and £3.10 compensation.