CrossCountry commuters outraged as ‘only fit birds on this train’ message flashes across screens above carriage doors – Mirror Online

Rail bosses have called the language “unacceptable” and say they are investigating to determine who was responsible

CrossCountry commuters were outraged as the words ‘only fit birds on this train ‘ flashed across digital screens above carriage doors.

The rude remark repeatedly showed on the LED monitors normally used to give travel advice.

Some travellers were laughing but others were unimpressed, calling the message “sexist,” witnesses told.

Rail bosses said the language used was “unacceptable” and confirmed they are investigating to determine who was responsible.

The message was spotted above carriage doors at around 8.30am on the CrossCountry service between Basingstoke, Hampshire, and Reading, Berkshire, on Thursday. CrossCountry commuters outraged as ‘only fit birds on this train’ message flashes across screens above carriage doors – Mirror Online

 

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