Q: Is a fare the fee paid by a passenger for use of a public transport system: rail? ¶
A: Yes, and bus, taxi, etc.
Q: Was a fare accepted or "rung up"? ¶
A: Yes, Later models after World War II had a counting function that would allow the fares to be added together so that a total per shift could be maintained by the transit revenue department.
Q: Is a fare often used? ¶
Q: Is a fare usually collected in advance? ¶
A: Yes, this is the usual practice of rail and bus systems, who usually require the payment of fares on or before boarding.
Q: Are fares to be paid and for how long they remain valid are many and varied? ¶
Q: Are fares fares issued for passengers without valid tickets? ¶
A: Yes, standard fare is a term with similar meaning.