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Lille metro warning, France

 
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danpop's pictureby danpop Public Transportation travel tip
added on the 6th of June, 2009
Do not travel without a ticket on Lille's metro, trams, or buses. The fine is 40 euros and that's not cheap.

 
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The city of Lille is also called as Isla as it is located on the Deûle River. The city was then the transshipment place on the Deûle. In 1667, the whole region was annexed to France by Louis XIV though the inhabitants were not in favor. During the time of the Spanish series war, Lille was brought back to Netherlands, but was returned to France during the Utrecht Treaty. During the French [...]
 
 
 

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