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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 188: Extra charges for ticket purchased at place other than ticket office

Section 188. A railroad corporation shall not demand or receive for any single ticket bought or fare paid on a train or elsewhere than at its ticket offices more than ten cents in excess of the tariff rates charged at its ticket offices. When such excess is received, the conductor or other person receiving it shall give to the passenger a printed certificate which shall entitle him to receive the excess so paid at any station of the corporation in exchange for such certificate. A railroad corporation violating any provision hereof shall be punished by a fine of not less than ten nor more than fifty dollars.