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Unreasonably refused carriage by TfL

If we cut through all the entertaining colour commentary around Bob's experience then all that happened is TfL refused him permission to carry a specific item and according to the TfL Conditions of ...
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In Germany, why are fines for fare evasion more likely to lead to jail time than other traffic-related fines?

Because that's the law since 1935! StGG§ 265a (eng) declares, that it is a criminal offense to take transportation without a ticket and not wanting to pay. (1) Wer die [...] die Beförderung durch ein ...
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How often can you appeal a rejection of the appeal(s) made?

You didn't bother to state who this appeal is with or even where you are but I'm almost certain I know the answer. Just once. If the appeal is denied, you may be able to appeal to a higher body such ...
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In Germany, why are fines for fare evasion more likely to lead to jail time than other traffic-related fines?

There are a couple of mix-ups and mis-understandings in the question that I would like to clear up, even though some of them have already been addressed directly or indirectly in other answers. ...
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In Germany, why are fines for fare evasion more likely to lead to jail time than other traffic-related fines?

Ersatzfreiheitsstrafe, not Freiheitsstrafe. The assumption behind the question is not quite correct, and I edited the subject line because of this. There is a problem with prison time for fare evasion,...
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How may one go about finding a definite reference to one or more examples of specific criminal cases that were prosecuted by or on behalf of TfL?

The Mayor of London's Revenue Enforcement & Prosecutions Policy says that TfL Approved Prosecutors prosecute 'fare evasion': on TFL Rail & London Underground, contrary to the provisions of ...
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What is the meaning of “on the railway”?

"Railway" means (s. 28; pp. 13–14): (a) the railways and railway premises of Transport for London and any of its subsidiaries including any train, other vehicle, station, depot, track and ...
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Do you have to show your ticket to a TfL ticket inspector after you have alighted from the bus?

I believe the linked answer is inaccurate as to the legislation applicable to buses, since the TfL Revenue Enforcement and Prosecutions Policy (at section 2.2 on page 3) says Fare evasion on London ...
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