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Tories only trains

On 26 Aug 2015 at 4:21pm Todd Snifter. wrote:
A government spokesman said to day that they were actively considering Tory only trains."We mean to achieve this by hiking up fares to the extent that ordinary people would be enable to afford to travel in them." an unnamed Tory spokesman said today.Harriet Harmann has replied by saying that she is not fundamentally opposed to the idea, as long as a few cattle trucks are made available at a reduced price for the less well off from time to time.Her views have been endorsed by Labour leadership candidates ,Cooper,Burnham and Kendal who said "These policies are very popular with the public ,we should be endorsing them not opposing them".
On 26 Aug 2015 at 6:34pm No Name wrote:
It's called First Class :-)
On 26 Aug 2015 at 7:42pm bastian wrote:
excellent Todd, very amusing!
On 27 Aug 2015 at 9:52am Sussex Jim wrote:

We should bring back the "parliamentary" trains. An act was passed in the 1840's compelling the railway companies to run at least one train a day on every line at a fare of no more than one penny per mile, in order to allow the working classes to travel.

On 27 Aug 2015 at 12:24pm Old Bloke wrote:
Class warrior Tory hatred raises it head again on the Lewes Forum - shock horror
Strange from a town stuffed full of middle and upper class types
37% of a 66% turnout voted Tory in the last election so I daresay some millions of everyday working people on normal salaries voted for them
On 27 Aug 2015 at 1:13pm Town Flyer wrote:
And I daresay most of them now realise they were sold a pup.
On 27 Aug 2015 at 2:12pm Shifty wrote:
Get a job on the railway. You get free train travel then.
On 28 Aug 2015 at 9:11am Tom wrote:
Jolly good, Mr Snifter.

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