Object number 2017.2111
Title British Rail handheld ticket verifier
Description A handheld British Rail verifier used by the guards onboard to read the magnetic black strip on the rear of the ticket to validate it. This helped in the detection of ticket fraud. Depositor estimates this model to be from circa 1980s. In good condition. Verifier is black with gray around the small screen, and has the red British Rail double-arrow logo. Made by Thorn EMI Electronics, model number DRG No 4EO/62000. Serial number W00320.