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London Euston rail station hosts homeless for Christmas.


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Posted 25 December 2017 - 05:54 AM

I expect the guests will be chuffed...

 

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Posted 25 December 2017 - 07:46 AM

Thats kinda gross. Why only help those in need one day a year?
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Posted 25 December 2017 - 02:11 PM

I assume the station is busy with thousands of rail travellers every other day...?



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Posted 25 December 2017 - 07:31 PM

They cant occupy the same space? They do here.
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Posted 26 December 2017 - 01:13 AM

Homeless and such do drift through public places on a regular basis, but to clear the area, provide food, tables and chairs  free every day is not the remit of the railway companies. The folks helping on Xmas day would all be volunteers too, can't see the "for profit" rail companies paying wages to staff to cater for the "down and out", somehow...

 

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