Peace talks have broken down between the warring factions in Sydney’s conflict between the people who sit upstairs on the train and the people who sit downstairs on the train.
“The people who sit upstairs on the train are a bunch of snobs who think they’re oh so much better than us,” said regular downstairs sitter Francine Rattler of Beverly Hills. “I much prefer the company of the people who sit downstairs even though it means having to lean forward and then look up just to see the name of the station you’re at.”
“I’m sorry but you just get a better class of person sitting upstairs on the train,” said upstairs traveler Alistair Tangarra of Lindfield. “What sort of weirdo wants to look out the window at each station and only see the bottom of other people’s legs?”
What began as minor jostling in the vestibule area between upstairs sitters and downstairs sitters erupted into an all in brawl on the escalators at Town Hall station between 150 train travelers armed with crowbars and rolled up copies of the MX.
“As always us people who like to sit in the seats facing each other that are neither up or down had to step in and play peacemaker,” said mezzanine level sitting Trent Bogie of Riverwood. “I used to think my dad was a silly old fool when he used to reminisce about the good old days of single decker carriages and every one got along. Now I understand. Anyway, where did those people get those rolled up copies of the MX from? I though they stopped publishing that two years ago?”
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