South West Trains has weaved another layer of storytelling to the Boaty McBoatFace saga, by naming its service from Portsmouth to Waterloo as Trainy McTrainface.
The service issued a reference to the trolls who have hijacked the Natural Environment Research Council's (Nerc) #NameOurShip campaign, opting to name a £200m Royal Research Ship RRS Boaty McBoatFace.
Following the unlikely shipping tale, reaching many social media and media feeds, the train service has made a playful nod to mishap.
A South West Trains spokeswoman told the Evening Standard that the service will not be named Trainy McTrainFace indefinitely, admitting that uit was a “one-off”.
"It is a one-off by one of our creative guards who wanted to bring a smile to the face of our customers."
Bravo the member of South West staff at Waterloo. Trainy McTrainface. pic.twitter.com/REY9lCP6jx
— Harry Wallop (@hwallop) March 22, 2016