A COMMUTER has finally snapped after years of rail strikes and now believes he is a train.
49-year-old Wayne Hayes had become increasingly agitated by rail cancellations, and finally lost his grip on reality when he arrived at his local station this morning to find there was industrial action.
Onlooker Emma Bradford said: “Suddenly he started making train noises and moving his arms in a rhythmical locomotive-style manner.
“‘I am the train’, he said, ‘my name is Mr Chuffs! All aboard!’.
“He then went puffing up and down the platform saying ‘choo choo’ and muttering something about how a range of hot and cold drinks were available from his jacket pocket. I hope he’ll be alright.”
Hayes said: “I’m wasn’t feeling very well earlier, but it was just a temporary thing brought on by stress.
“I’m booked in at the Stevenage depot for a full service so that should see me right.”