another quiet zone moan

(5 Posts)
pieceofpurplesky Sat 21-May-16 11:45:19

Always book quiet zone on a train. Don't mind a low level bit of noise BUT there are two tables making so much noise. Seems to be a party if 8 - beer and prosecco out. Getting louder and lairyer as the journey goes on. There is one man who just won't shut up about his expensive holidays and new car. Cue raucous laughter every time he crack a joke. No sign of train staff to speak to.
I don't mind the child a few seats in front who is chatting quietly and is very cute about what she sees out of the window.
It just really bugs me - AIBU to scream (quietly obviously)
I just wanted two hours with my book or gazing out of the window not two hours of false hilarity.

pieceofpurplesky Sat 21-May-16 11:57:10

Now the carriage has been joined by Mrs shouty in her mobile phone with four kids who are scrapping!

rubybleu Sat 21-May-16 12:21:29

You poor thing. Badly behaved adults are nearly always worse than badly behaved kids.

Having said that, we treated ourselves to cheap first class tickets home from Manchester a few weeks ago.

Woman in front of us brought three very small kids on board on her own - I figured out afterwards that she'd only had to pay for herself & the four/five year old. Three year old occupied a seat and her baby sat on her lap.

Both elder kids effectively ran riot around the carriage as the five year old didn't actually have a seat so danced, flopped on the aisle, walked around etc. Middle child pressed the emergency train button at least twice which had staff running to the carriage.

All of this was accompanied by copious snacks so there were crumbs for about a 1m radius. The look on the train attendants face when he realised what he'd have to clean up was priceless...

WhenSheWasBadSheWasHorrid Sat 21-May-16 12:28:10

YANBU

I tend to avoid the quiet carriage because I get too annoyed when people take no notice and are noisy.

At least if I sit in a regular carriage i get less pissed off.

coco1810 Sat 21-May-16 20:54:14

Wow, we were had to travel via train thanks to an arsehole writing our car off on the motorway. We wondered into the quiet carriage and got told off when the insurance company called my DP phone!

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