Swine Flu Anxiety at NSB

There has been an increase in the number of cases in Norway last week. Over 2,000 cases of flu, and 10 deaths in Norway so far./WM

Norwegian State Railways, NSB encourages customers to avoid cash payments, informed the information officer of NSB, Preben Colstrup to local daily, Bergens Tidende

Colstrup said they encourage all customers to avoid cash payments, and instead use the ticket vending machines and debit or credit cards, as a precaution to inflection of swine flu. He also noted that coins and notes can be the source of infection over time.

However, some customers complained that these kinds of applications increases the hysterie and it is illegal to refuse cash payment, while pointing out PIN code keyboard can be more dangerous in terms of concentration of bacteria.