After 118 years, Paris to bid ‘au revoir’ to its Metro tickets

FILE PHOTO: A Metro sign is seen at Reaumur Sebastopol station in Paris, France, January 25, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) – They’ve been in use since 1900, when the Paris Metro opened for business, but soon the city’s familiar rectangular tickets will become a thing of the past, replaced by a fully automated system similar to the one in London. For many tourists, the little white tickets — often purchased in a ‘carnet’ […]

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