Posts tagged ‘railway’

July 18, 2014

The Train now standing . . .

commuterThis is a special announcement for the passenger standing on platform 9

South African Railways regret to announce that the 10.30 express from Johannesburg to Nigel won’t be going anywhere very fast because of a fault on the line – some buggers have nicked it !

July 2, 2012


February 27, 2011

Oops, There goes Another One

Authorities in Australia are concerned at the increasingly lemming like behaviour exhibited by children – who have been falling on to the rail tracks in Sydney at the rate of one a day.

They claim these are accidents but . . .

October 19, 2009

All the fish you can eat.


And for dessert, could we perhaps interest sir in a penguin, before he has to catch the train home?

We have plenty to choose from.

There’s some bloody weird goings-on in Yorkshire, ah tell thi’!

February 5, 2009

Cow causes chaos

And its not even Friday…
Naughty cow

Naughty cow

January 1, 2009

Booking clerks ‘blootered’

Four booking clerks in India face disciplinary action after complaints by rail passengers queuing to buy tickets. It seems 3 of the clerks closed their ticket booths around 2pm Wednesday afternoon and started partying. The remaining clerk on duty disappeared every 2 minutes. When the 100 strong queue waiting to buy tickets complained, he told them to ‘mind their own business’ (though probably not using those words) At which point some would-be passengers contacted the Railway Police