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Wrong Kind Of Sun

by | 5th, August 2003

‘AFTER the wrong kind of leaves, the wrong kind of snow and the wrong kind of staff comes news that the railways are in thrall to the wrong kind of sun.

The wrong kind of sun

It’s nothing to do with the sun being a non-union member, just that it is so very hot. Indeed, the Guardian says that this sun is so hot that it could cause rails to buckle.

It could also cause the paint on the top of the carriages to peel in a manner displeasing to the eye and the driver’s cup of regulation strength tea not to cool at the required rate.

Fending off any chance of industrial action, Network Rail has imposed speed restrictions of 60mph across much of southern England and the Midlands.

But the real

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