Virgin Trains 'sorry' for Louis Smith ticket check

Virgin Trains 'sorry' for Louis Smith ticket check
 

Virgin Trains has apologised to Olympic gymnast Louis Smith after he claimed staff only checked the tickets of black people in his first class carriage.
Smith, who was the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing champion in 2012, tweeted about the incident on the East Coast train on Thursday evening.
He said only he and one other black passenger were asked to show their tickets.
The company apologised and said it would be investigating the incident.
Smith, who grew up in Peterborough and trained in Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire, documented the incident on his Twitter account as it was happening.
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8 June 2018 in Sport, Views: 25
Source: BBC
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