A train ticket between two towns just 64 miles apart has been offered for £10,000 by a rail operator's website.
The direct Taunton-to-Trowbridge trip was apparently advertised at the price by Great Western Railway (GWR), from 22 May through to 14 July.
It means the journey costs £156-per-mile and passengers cannot travel via Bristol.
A GWR spokesman blamed an IT problem for the expensive fare and has since corrected the error.
"We are aware of an IT glitch which has published fares for a first class journey that does not exist," the firm said.
"Anytime single fares between Taunton and Trowbridge are available from £12.70."
The ticket has also been available for 20 June on the website for Trainline, which stressed train fares were set by the rail industry not them.
"On quick investigation, the anomaly fare also appears on GWR's own retailing channels so it would appear that this is a fare setting anomaly, rather than a Trainline tech issue," a spokesman said.
Consumer expert Martin Lewis told BBC Radio 5's Adrian Chiles these sort of mistakes happen all the time and it is probably a database error.
"If something doesn't look right stay clear," he said. "In an automated world mistakes
More news from Curry Rivel
The Langport & District History Society presents "Langport in the 1980s", a photograph show by Joseph Lewis, Community Heritage & Archive Centre at the Langport Library on Monday 1 October at 7.30-9.00pm.Non-members welcome — £4.00.This will be followed by the Annual General...
by Tony PotterAn inaugural coffee morning to raise funds for the Royal British Legion raised just over £60. Organised by Sue Willis, the coffee morning was held in the Old School Room on Wednesday 12 September 2018. There was a competition to 'Guess the Weight of the Cake', which was 1.55 kg, and was won by Sheila Harding. Sue said "This was fun to organize and I am...
.... or to give it its full title: "The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society". Based on the 2008 novel of the same name, this romantic comedy-drama about life and friendship is set in 1946.MVH — Movies in the Village Hall — https://mvhcurry.wixsite.com/filmsIt tells of how a young London-based writer, Juliet Ashton (Lily...
Meet Village Green
The Angel, Bow St, Langport
St Andrew's Church