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« on: January 14, 2020, 10:56:24 pm »

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A woman who claimed direct trains from London to Grimsby would enourage 'terrorists' to visit the town has prompted a hilarious reaction on Twitter.

Her comment followed reports that the seaside town - and neighbouring resort Cleethorpes - could see its first direct link to London in almost 30 years.

The Grimsby local wrote: 'Don't think you will be saying it's good when terrorists from London get on a train and come to Grimsby. Bad idea my opinion.'

Does the introduction of a through service from London up the security requirements at towns along the new route?

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« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2020, 08:40:06 am »

I recently travelled on a direct train from London to Grimsby and Cleethorpes, via part of the complex at Immingham.  I don't think that we posed any sort of terrorist risk, although theymay have been travelling in standard class  Cheesy Grin

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« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2020, 09:46:21 am »

I recently travelled on a direct train from London to Grimsby and Cleethorpes, via part of the complex at Immingham.  I don't think that we posed any sort of terrorist risk, although theymay have been travelling in standard class  Cheesy Grin

Eurostar are enthusiastic about this new market. However, on the return leg, passengers will need to disembark to go through security at Barnetby.
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« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2020, 09:53:18 am »

No doubt there are some in London who see direct trains from Grimsby as a security risk...
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