'Dangerous' Trainspotters to Be Banned from King's Cross
Byline: DICK MURRAY Transport Editor
TRAINSPOTTERS could be banned from King's Cross for security reasons, it was claimed today.
Union leaders say National Express will bar spotters from stations on the East Coast main line because they are a nuisance and pose a "security risk".
There are suggestions of other operators following suit.
Theban, which union leaders claim "betrays Britain's railway heritage", covers King's Cross and York, which is the spiritual home of the industry and next door to the National Rail Museum.
National Express is instigating the ban as it installs automatic ticket gates at main stations along the line, say …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: 'Dangerous' Trainspotters to Be Banned from King's Cross. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Evening Standard (London, England). Publication date: March 16, 2009. Page number: 6. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.