5 ways the Paris Metro catches out unwary tourists
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5 ways the Paris Metro catches out unwary tourists

As capital city public transport systems go, the Paris Metro is a good one - relatively cheap, it's also mostly efficient and quick. It does, however, have several quirks that can catch out unwary travellers and lead to fines from the notoriously unsympathetic transport police.

Passenger critically injured in ‘acid attack’ on Paris Metro

Passenger critically injured in ‘acid attack’ on Paris Metro

Paris Metro train stuffed with hay to denounce overcrowding on Line 13

Paris Metro train stuffed with hay to denounce overcrowding on Line 13

Paris commuters left furious after man with goat halts Metro traffic

Paris commuters left furious after man with goat halts Metro traffic

Another distracted driver mistakes Paris Metro station for car park

Another distracted driver mistakes Paris Metro station for car park

The things you need to know about Paris Metro tickets (before they go)
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The things you need to know about Paris Metro tickets (before they go)

Paris: Tourists handed fine after getting ‘lost’ at Bastille Metro station

Paris: Tourists handed fine after getting ‘lost’ at Bastille Metro station

Petty crime in Paris: American and Bahraini diplomats targeted by thieves

Petty crime in Paris: American and Bahraini diplomats targeted by thieves

Paris Metro police transform ‘crack-smoking dens’ back into stations

Paris Metro police transform ‘crack-smoking dens’ back into stations

Sliding doors: Beware the tiny thieves on the Paris Metro

Sliding doors: Beware the tiny thieves on the Paris Metro

This could be the best guide to taking the Paris Metro you’ll ever read
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This could be the best guide to taking the Paris Metro you’ll ever read

How would you choose to make your Paris commute less painful?

How would you choose to make your Paris commute less painful?

Brit thrill seeker ‘died trying to climb on roof of Paris Metro’

Brit thrill seeker ‘died trying to climb on roof of Paris Metro’

British thrill seekers face charges for ‘surfing’ Paris Metro across Seine

British thrill seekers face charges for ‘surfing’ Paris Metro across Seine

Forget what they say, the Paris Metro can be beautiful

Forget what they say, the Paris Metro can be beautiful

American art student sexually assaulted on Paris Metro

American art student sexually assaulted on Paris Metro

Paris Metro passenger dies after ‘coat gets stuck in doors’

Paris Metro passenger dies after ‘coat gets stuck in doors’

Paris mayor to push for 24-hour Metro service

Paris mayor to push for 24-hour Metro service

Dirty air prompts free public transport in Paris

Dirty air prompts free public transport in Paris

Paris Metro gift-wrapped for Christmas

Paris Metro gift-wrapped for Christmas

Paris Metro hit by mass breakdown on four lines

Paris Metro hit by mass breakdown on four lines

Paris releases new rule book on Metro manners

Paris releases new rule book on Metro manners

Mystery man takes naked stroll on Paris Metro

Mystery man takes naked stroll on Paris Metro

Safety fears high among commuters in France

Safety fears high among commuters in France

Paris Metro to be brought up to speed with 4G

Paris Metro to be brought up to speed with 4G

Rail chiefs launch €350m Paris Metro clean-up

Rail chiefs launch €350m Paris Metro clean-up

Thrill seeker dies ‘train surfing’ on Paris Metro

Thrill seeker dies ‘train surfing’ on Paris Metro