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Now that's what I call a bung

Old Dec 7th 2011, 9:37 am
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011...na-mecca-train

While the commoners are packed in at 400-500 per train, the king gets his own high speed train, 13 coaches for just 30 people...

Imagine the outcry if this happened almost anywhere else.
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Old Dec 7th 2011, 9:57 am
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Yes, our Queen is so common at times.

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Old Dec 7th 2011, 10:19 am
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I felt physically nauseous reading that.
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Old Dec 7th 2011, 12:16 pm
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Old King Ab will join a select bunch when he takes ownership, only Norway, the Netherlands, Japan, Morocco and UK monarchy have their own royal trains.

The Japanese Emperor has a kick ass train, look at this beast!

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I bet they don't have the overheard lines nicked either...
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Originally Posted by iamthestig View Post
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011...na-mecca-train

While the commoners are packed in at 400-500 per train, the king gets his own high speed train, 13 coaches for just 30 people...

Imagine the outcry if this happened almost anywhere else.
Well come now, surely you can not expect him to share a coach with commoners, especially Asians and Africans(shudders at the thought).
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Originally Posted by kittycat1 View Post
I bet they don't have the overheard lines nicked either...
They don't nick them here in the UK either. Would be rather foolish given that there are 25,000 volts going through OHLE. Cable theft is telecoms and signalling power cables that run along the ground, although some of them do have enough juice in to kill!
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up yours smartarse-

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-14926703

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...rack-fire.html

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Admit it, you had way too much joy typing that
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I did I'll admit it!

It isnt very often Im right (and I only knew this as I have been stranded because of the overline thefts) so PPPPPPPPP at littlejimmy but still I'm right someone make a note of the date
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Originally Posted by Boomhauer View Post
Well come now, surely you can not expect him to share a coach with commoners, especially Asians and Africans(shudders at the thought).
The Queen and Phil the Greek take the East Coast mainline train up to Kings Lynn every summer with all the oiks and mouth breathers on her way to Sandringham, so why not?

My point was (re: Bung) why didn't the Queen get her own gold plated Eurostar when the Chunnel was built?
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I stand corrected!

What's worse is that I work for Network Rail at the moment. Never heard of stealing Overhead line cable. Bloody mental!

(I was right about the voltage...)
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little jimmy- theres a lot of pikeys in Essex.. they'll nick anything whether its screwed down or not!
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Originally Posted by iamthestig View Post
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011...na-mecca-train

While the commoners are packed in at 400-500 per train, the king gets his own high speed train, 13 coaches for just 30 people...

Imagine the outcry if this happened almost anywhere else.
It's all our fault, or rather our grandfathers generation fault.

If they hadn't been so nice and spineless they would have discovered the oil and annexed the region and taken over...instead of setting up proxy states run by despots to serve the needs of people who want an Empire but don't want to do the dirty work of invasion and annexation to get one.

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My father used to organise all the Queen's rail travel (he worked for BR). Used to get a Christmas card from HM.
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