The first 'safe standing' rail seats in England...

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  1. pon

    pontyender Well-Known Member

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    ...have just been installed at Shrewsbury.

     
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    Hope it's the first of many.
     
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    Look forward to seeing how it is. With the added bonus of potentially seeing some championship football
     
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    Good move ..Wonder if the ticket prices will be reduced
     
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    Why would they?
     
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    Why would it be reduced when there has been a huge cost involved in ripping out seats and replacing them? Logically these seats should be significantly more expensive than the seats around them although Shrewsbury have charged the same for both kinds of seats with everyone else subsidising them

    By the way based on the price Shrewsbury paid to install their safe standing 'seats' it would cost over half a million to kit out the ponty end.
     
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    Get more fans in the ground etc etc
     
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    Takes up same space as a seat surely
     
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    Minimum seat width is 450mm, safe standing seats 500mm
     
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    I hope it catches on, then us oldies will be able to sit down as opposed to standing against our will because those in font are standing. some of us pay for a seat out of choice.
     
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