A MAN has been fined more than £200 for not paying a £29.90 train fare.

Steffan Rees, 22, of Eglwyswrw, was found guilty of travelling on a train without paying the fare by Cardiff Magistrates Court on March 24.

He was found guilty in his absence of travelling between Clunderwen and Cardiff Central on November 26 on a Transport for Wales service without paying the £29.90 fare and with intent to avoid payment.

He was ordered to pay £220 fine, £29.90 compensation, £88 surcharge and £180 costs.