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Overcrowding on London Midland train creates dark matter from passengers

Overcrowding on a London Midland service to Crewe from London Euston earlier today reached a critical point when the densely packed passengers fused together to create dark matter and the beginnings of a black hole.

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Posted: Mar 9th, 2014
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George Osborne: ‘my standard-class train terror’

Thank God Nadine Dorries wasn't aboard‘This was a chance to really muck in with hoi polloi. But as soon as I boarded the carriage I realised I’d made a frightful mistake.’

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Posted: Oct 19th, 2012
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Train quiet zone infiltrated by noise makers

A train-travelling man was left mildly perturbed after a group of up to four humans entered the designated quiet zone on a train and showed little if any respect for the zone’s esoteric signage.

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Posted: Feb 9th, 2012
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Shock decision to cancel HS2 as 23 minute saving is ‘bugger all’

The incoming Transport Minister, Justine Greening, has announced the cancellation of the High Speed 2 rail project which would have linked London and Birmingham. Speaking from her constituency home in Putney, Ms Greening said, ‘looking at the facts, it has become clear that shortening the journey time between London and Birmingham by 23 minutes isn’t really going to revive the economy.’

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Posted: Oct 19th, 2011
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Cash-strapped rail operators begin asking passengers to leave their valuables on the train

In an effort to remain commercially viable, Britain’s rail operators are to change the advice given to UK rail passengers from “please remember to take all your belongings with you” to “please leave one or two of your valuables behind you when you get off”.

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Posted: Aug 31st, 2010
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