I have just been fined £64.10 for travelling on a train with an invalid ticket.
Due to an emergency,
it became important for me to travel home from LiverpoolStreet ASAP.
When a train was called heading to my station,
I asked the member of staff at the barrier if my ticket would be valid for this train (3 hours earlier than mine).
He told me yes, so I boarded the train, and sat in an unreserved seat.
When the conductor came over, I showed him my ticket, and he issued a fine as the ticket was invalid.
Whilst I do not dispute that my ticket may have been in