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Need a ticket Thalwil-Zurich

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can someone help me out a send me his ticket for 12.3.11? Unfortunately I had no valid ticket today at 8pm and got fined although I was thinking my ticket was still valid, but I only bought a 2 hour ticket instead of a day ticket. I must have been really absent-minded when I bought the ticket. But if I can show a valid ticket I will probably not be fined.

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Re: Need a ticket Thalwil-Zurich

I assume it is a ZVV ticket you need. Unfortunately, purchasing a ticket now will reveal the current date and time stamp ie after you had been fined for not having a valid ticket, and will not help you in your appeal - just my 2 rappen.
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Old 12.03.2011, 22:35
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I assume it is a ZVV ticket you need. Unfortunately, purchasing a ticket now will reveal the current date and time stamp ie after you had been fined for not having a valid ticket, and will not help you in your appeal - just my 2 rappen.
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Thats why she needs somebody elses ticket. But how many people keep their tickets after they are done with them?
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Re: Need a ticket Thalwil-Zurich

Surely the offence is not being able to produce a valid ticket on demand, rather than "It's at home" or "I'll produce it later". How can you get past not being able to produce a ticket ?

Seasonal/weekly/monthly tickets excluded of course...

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Old 12.03.2011, 23:24
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Re: Need a ticket Thalwil-Zurich

The only way around it is to have a personalised ticket (i.e. Monthly, GA etc) which was purchased on or before today. You were travelling without a valid ticket you're going to have to suck it up and pay the fine.
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The only way around it is to have a personalised ticket (i.e. Monthly, GA etc) which was purchased on or before today. You were travelling without a valid ticket you're going to have to suck it up and pay the fine.
Are you sure? I may have forgot to take it with me.
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Are you sure? I may have forgot to take it with me.
You're not likely to have forgotten to take it with you if it's a day ticket as you will almost certainly have purchased it while out on that very trip.

Unfortunately, you've made a mistake and have been found travelling without a valid ticket. I can't see a way to avoid paying your fine.

Look on the bright side -- at least you are very unlikely to make the same mistake again.
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Old 13.03.2011, 13:25
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Re: Need a ticket Thalwil-Zurich

This is what the SBB site says:


Have you bought a ticket?

Dear Passengers, Please buy your ticket before you board the train. If you are travelling without a ticket, you will have to pay a surcharge. The amount payable depends on whether you are travelling on a regional train with self-service ticket validation or on a long-distance service.


Regional services
The self-service ticket validation system is used on R-, SN-, S-, and certain RE-trains.Once you have boarded the train you can no longer purchase or validate your ticket. If you are found travelling without a valid ticket you will have to pay at least CHF 80.–, regardless of whether you did not have time to buy a ticket, cannot find your ticket or have not bought the correct ticket. Furthermore, your personal details will be electronically recorded and kept for at least two years. Travelling in 1st class with a 2nd class ticket is also considered travelling without a valid ticket.
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Hi,

can someone help me out a send me his ticket for 12.3.11? Unfortunately I had no valid ticket today at 8pm and got fined although I was thinking my ticket was still valid, but I only bought a 2 hour ticket instead of a day ticket. I must have been really absent-minded when I bought the ticket. But if I can show a valid ticket I will probably not be fined.

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Re: Need a ticket Thalwil-Zurich

You will have to pay the fine...if you choose your words carefully you can get that reduced to CHF40 ;-) Give them a ring and have a valid excuse!!

This was my experience after finding out that a 24 hour ticket is not valid at night (night network)!!
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Are you sure? I may have forgot to take it with me.
Yes, I am sure. Unless you're ticket is personalised then it's an 80CHF fine. If it's personalised you'll get it reduced to a small administration cards. There are no personalised single day S-Bahn tickets.

Even if you order it online and it has your name printed on it and is recorded on the SBB system you will still get the 80CHF if you don't have it with you on S-Bahn trains.
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Re: Need a ticket Thalwil-Zurich

Apparently someones brother's girlfriend's aunt's son was allowed to buy a backdated ZVV month pass after getting a fine, and therefore only paid the admin fee for the fine, and then had a month pass. It is apparently a well kept secret.
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Apparently someones brother's girlfriend's aunt's son was allowed to buy a backdated ZVV month pass after getting a fine, and therefore only paid the admin fee for the fine, and then had a month pass. It is apparently a well kept secret.
A personalised month pass.
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