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Luxembourg becomes first country to make public transport free

Reuters Saturday, 29 February 2020
Luxembourg abolished fares for trains, trams and buses on Saturday in what the government said was a bid to tackle road congestion and pollution, as well as supporting low earners.
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Luxembourg abolished fares for all trains, trams and buses on Saturday. According to Reuters, the government said it was a bid to tackle road congestion and pollution, as well as supporting low earners. For people with low incomes or the minimum wage, for them it’s really substantial. Francois...

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