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A woman got into trouble while she was using the Metro in Paris. She was given a 60-euro for walking the way along a station . Sixty euros is about $74. The woman said she took a because she wanted to save time on her journey. However, inspectors at Concorde station caught her and fined her. A spokesman for the Paris Metro told the AFP news that the woman correctly got a fine for not following the . He said the rules were there to control the flow of people so everyone can get to trains or out of stations more quickly. He added that the "walk this way" are clearly marked with easy-to-see signs in the stations.

The incident has got lots of talking on social media. Many users are that a pregnant woman was fined because she didn't want to walk a way. A for a passenger group said the fine was "completely " and that the rules needed to change. A woman on social media complained with a story. She said: "I was the only person in the corridor when they stopped me. It's unacceptable." The Metro responded to with a message that read: "I am sorry that this surprises you, but these are the current regulations. In the same way that if a car drives in a prohibited , the car's driver (who is breaking the ) receives a fine."

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