e’ve all been ensconsed in a boring commute on the Victoria Line on the London Underground, with our faces in one other buyer’s armpit, however not all of us have been serenaded by a hilarious Tube driver to make the journey extra bearable.
Now, Twitter person Katie Pennick and Campaigns and Coverage supervisor for Transport For All, has revealed that whereas she took her final journey on the Victoria Line, issues took a flip in direction of the surreal, when the motive force began to make bulletins over the tannoy, as a substitute of simply letting the standard updates roll.
Taking to Twitter, she shared a video of the hilarious announcement, alongside the caption: “Driver of the Victoria Line practice I’m on has gone absolutely rogue.
“Has turned off bulletins and doing them himself.
“Doing plenty of puns and trivia.
“At one level he began singing (Queen: I wish to break away).
“He referred to as Euston ‘Whitney Houston’.’’
Within the video, the motive force could be heard singing:
“Let’s go spherical once more! Child another time. Let’s go spherical once more.”
In response, Katie says: “Oh my god.”
Earlier than the tannoy broadcasts: “That is Brixton”.
Different social media customers discovered the announcement hilarious, in addition to sharing that they’d additionally come throughout the motive force previously.
One stated: “I really love this driver! I’ve heard him a few occasions on the Victoria line. Brightened my day up immensely! Unsure he’s going to win a singing contest any time quickly although …”
One other added: “Puns, you say? I wish to befriend this man.”
A 3rd commented: “I had an ideal practice driver to Exmouth as soon as like this, jokes and enjoyable information all the way in which. Spreading some pleasure.”
This isn’t the primary time a Tube driver has had their carriage of shoppers in stitches.
In January, meals blogger Lucy captured hilarious jokes uttered by a Tube driver, and shared the video to TikTok, the place it acquired a powerful 345,000 views.
Within the video, the jolly Tube driver stated: “To these unlucky to have simply joined us we’re having a stunning time rhyming stations. Properly, I’m having a stunning time, I can’t converse for everyone else.”
Persevering with to amuse the crowds, she stated: “Welcome to the Northern Line, a bit just like the Victoria Line solely a bit extra garbage.
My London studies that she then began singing the stations to the tune of Twelve Days of Christmas: “We are going to now name at many Clapham stations, Balham, two plenty of Tooting, Colliers Wooden, South Wimbledon after which Morden and residential for tea.”
Properly, if we should be subjected to the London Underground (particularly on the peak of summer season), then any mild aid is greater than welcome.