A 41-year-old woman was arrested at Newcastle Central Station after failing to explain the reasons for her travel.
She will also face a fine of £850 – which also includes ticket fraud, according to local reports.
It is thought to be the first of its kind on the railways – with police across the country coming under the spotlight in recent days over their methods of implementing the government’s strict lockdown rules due to the coronavirus crisis.
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Published at Wed, 01 Apr 2020 11:26:00 +0000