virgin trains tannoyed

19.10.12

I wonder if that’s what it’s for, the emergency hammer?

06:32AM. Bing-bong!!! My name is George McHendrie and I’m your train manager (conductor) on this 06:30 Glasgow Central service to London Euston. You are travelling on the 06:30 Glasgow Central service to London Euston. You are currently listening to an announcement by the train manager informing you that you are travelling on the 06:30 Glasgow Central service to London Euston. You will shortly be listening to an announcement by the train manager, George McHendrie, informing you that the on-train shopping facility (buffet) manager, Keith Purvis, will shortly be making an announcement informing you about our various meal-deal saver options available at the on-train shopping facility. Shortly after that, the train manager will make a further announcement regarding… AAAAAAAAAARRRRGGHH!!!

Yes, the emergency hammer will make this all stop.