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    ....which will be great for the plebs...

    Return of third class: Rail companies draw up controversial plans to reintroduce another tier of service on trains (so how bad will that be?) | Mail Online

    Anyone care to admit they will be travelling third class in the future...
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlasterBates View Post
    ....which will be great for the plebs...

    Return of third class: Rail companies draw up controversial plans to reintroduce another tier of service on trains (so how bad will that be?) | Mail Online

    Anyone care to admit they will be travelling third class in the future...
    This doesn't look bad actually;

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    There'd have to be a compelling reason to get me on a train in the first place!

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    There are 3 classes on planes - at least for long haul. So I don't see what the fuss is about.

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    It’s not actually 3rd class travel, rather a 3rd option (premium standard) very much like the airlines do already.

    As ever the media has twisted it to suit headlines.

    Personally depending on the charge v benefits I may consider it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zeitghost View Post
    It doesn't point out that Standard Class already is Third Class.

    It was 2nd Class that was abolished in 1956.
    I think they assumed people would have forgotten that by now. They didn't reckon on ZG.
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    I'm looking forward to strutting through the third class carriage and distributing condescending looks to the plebs, whilst ensuring my second class ticket is prominently displayed in my top pocket.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlasterBates View Post
    I'm looking forward to strutting through the third class carriage and distributing condescending looks to the plebs, whilst ensuring my second class ticket is prominently displayed in my top pocket.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zeitghost View Post
    It doesn't point out that Standard Class already is Third Class.

    It was 2nd Class that was abolished in 1956.

    Cant they just get rid of the seats and pack us all in like cattle ? Ohh, also charge double what they charge now for the privilege. Should be easy, just bribe a few MP's and job is done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fullyautomatix View Post
    Cant they just get rid of the seats and pack us all in like cattle ? Ohh, also charge double what they charge now for the privilege. Should be easy, just bribe a few MP's and job is done.
    Why not have a standing room only carriage that's free for 18-25 year old women and charge men a premium to travel in it?
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