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National Rail went grey in memory of Prince Philip and it didn’t end well – 9 favourite responses

The good people of National Rail – @nationalrailenq on Twitter – thought they would do their bit to mark the death of Prince Philip by turning their entire website black and white.

It wasn’t just a slightly odd gesture – we’re not sure how often the Duke of Edinburgh could be found checking when the next train left Windsor & Eton Central – it was also a hugely unhelpful one as many people found it incredibly hard to read.

And it wasn’t just passengers who struggled to use it, it turned out, but their own staff.

And these are our 9 favourite things people said about it.

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Eventually so many people complained that it went back to colour. But there were still options for people who wanted to plan their journey in black and white.

The least they could have done was spell the Duke’s name right.

To conclude …

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Radio 1 Dance when Prince Philip’s death was announced is peak Britain

Source Twitter @nationalrailenq

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