8:50am – arrive at train station with intention of catching the 8:57 to get to a station which will let me catch the express 9:07, which will get me to work by 10-ish.
9:00am – announcement made telling commuters the 8:57 is running 20 mins late. Go to plan B: wait for 9:14 train.
9:04am – watch express train zoom past.
9:14am – finished coffee and make up application. Look up and see the 9:14 which happens to be a millenium train approaching.
9:16am – look up, train in same spot as 2mins ago approx 500m from the platform. WTF?
9:20am – train hasn’t budged. Boy these signals must be really fucked up!
9:22am – announcement made saying station don’t know WTF is going on.
9:25am – announcement made saying the millenium (mil-lemon) train has broken down. I grab keys and drive to work.