Here are some links about on validating tickets (biglietto) for bus, train, tram, street cars, funiculars, etc., in Italy:
- How to Read and Validate Receipts and Tickets – "Avoid fines by knowing the laws governing tickets and receipts in Italy" – By Martha Bakerjian – Source: Italy Travel section of About.com
- Ticket Validation – Please scroll down to this section – Source: AngloINFO Milan – "Life in Lombardy, in English!"
- Planning Your Trip > Transportation > Railways – Please scroll down to – Source: ENIT - "The Italian Government Tourist Board"
Photograph #1: Instructions on use of the Yellow Machine and how to validate your train ticket
Photograph #2: Instructions are in Italian, English, French and German
Photograph #3: Yellow Machine AKA Yellow Box used to validate your ticket. Please note: While the color is usually yellow, some may be orange in color.
The above photographs were taken at the FS (Ferrovie dello Stato) – Italian state railroad – train station in Monte San Savino (AR) on 26 January 2008. This is just a regional train station with service from Arezzo to Singalunga and the towns in between Arezzo and Singalunga. There is connecting bus service to other nearby towns and villages.
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That's it for Monday, 28 January 2008: lunedì, 28 gennaio 2008.
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(LAST EDITED/UPDATED: 1 February 2008)