At this point Phil telephoned fbb for advice who spoke to the Police Officer. fbb explained how he believed the matter should be resolved; a process that did not include removing Phil from the train which was uncalled-for and outside the remit of the train staff. The Police Officer agreed with fbb that he had no authority, or need, to intervene. He seemed highly embarrassed by the behaviour of the train staff.
[And 100% illegal and 100% unenforceable - fbb]
Tomorrow's blog will reveal how the story ended; was it kindly George Dixon?
Did Phil McCafferty spend a night in the top security cells at Hove Station?
here, the existence of which suggests that Phil's experience is not an isolated incident. It is not clear, however, whether the site is still fully operative. Phil may decide to make contact.