The Anonymous Widower

Bring Your Own Bed!

This guy had certainly found a way to avoid the hard seats on Thameslink’s Class 700 trains, when I returned from Gatwick Airport on Friday night.

He laid down on the exercise bench he was carrying.

I wonder what would happen, if we all brought our own seats or beds at peak times.

October 14, 2018 - Posted by | Travel |

3 Comments »

  1. Those dreadful seats are incredibly uncomfortable. I have stopped using the BedPan line and instead go Arlesey to KC. What idiot decided ti use these? They don’t just look like ironing boards, they are about as comfortable to sit/lie on.

    Comment by John Wright | October 14, 2018 | Reply

    • The trains were designed by Civil Servants in the Treasury, so anything cheap and nasty or that could be left out was welcomed. The Crossrail trains are much better and they are for shorter trips.

      Comment by AnonW | October 14, 2018 | Reply

  2. I presume regular passengers will start bringing cushions or inflatable pads to ease the discomfort of these pews…

    Comment by Mark Clayton | October 14, 2018 | Reply


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