Wednesday 21 August 2019

South West Trains tickles commuters' punny bones with festive destinations

A South West Trains station got into the festive spirit.
A South West Trains station got into the festive spirit.

A train company got into the festive mood by changing the names of railway stations to Christmas puns.

London Winterloo (London Waterloo), Haslemyrrh (Haslemere) and Snowymeads ( Sunnymeads) were a mong the stations given the Christmas treatment by South West Trains.

Other examples included Yule West (Ewell West), Wo Three Kings (Woking) and Deck The Vauxhall (Vauxhall).

A number of passengers took to social media to praise the company for the idea.

Peter Clayburn posted a photograph of a festive departures board, adding that it had " just made my Christmas".

Another Twitter user, Sophia Magneron, wrote: " Thanks for the festive cheer @SW_Trains!!"

Catherine Barr posted a message to South West Trains which read: "A t first this confused me, but your sense of humour is hugely appreciated on these cold days!!"

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