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White rabbit making most of hopper fare on Hackney’s buses and trains

PUBLISHED: 09:23 03 October 2017 | UPDATED: 10:23 03 October 2017

The rabbit was spotted on the 254 to the Nag's Head in Holloway. Picture: Matt Hepburn

The rabbit was spotted on the 254 to the Nag's Head in Holloway. Picture: Matt Hepburn

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A white rabbit has been taking full advantage of Sadiq Khan’s new hopper fare for London buses.

The bunny was snapped on the 254 in Hackney on Sunday and the image has gone viral after being posted on Twitter by fellow passenger Matt Hepburn.

He told the Gazette: “I got on the bus and spotted a rabbit sitting there looking quite relaxed. I found out who it belonged to – and both rabbit and owner were happily chilled, just going about their business on a Friday night.”

Another Twitter user revealed she had also seen the floppy-eared freeloader on the London Overground to Hackney. She said: “He’s very busy and important, rarely late.”

The posts have been shared thousands of times and led to many Hackney commuters claiming to have seen the bunny before.

One said: “I have seen that bloody rabbit in Hackney. Was sure I was hallucinating.”


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