Beleaguered UK railway company Southern Rail isn't exactly used to good press these days. Industrial disputes, reduced services, and late-running trains have seen public anger at the rail firm grow exponentially over the last year, but all of that seems to have been temporarily forgotten thanks to an unlikely savior in the form of a 15-year-old student called Eddie.

Southern Rail have recently put the teenager, who's currently on work experience at the firm, in charge of the company's Twitter account, and it seems like people can't get enough of his cheery charm. He's even spawned a hashtag - #askeddie - thanks to his willingness to answer all sorts of weird and wonderful questions that the public have been throwing at him. Putting Eddie in charge has been one of the most popular decisions the rail company has made in quite awhile. Let's just hope they offer him a job!

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Jeeves 1 year ago

Yass Eddie well done

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Jainu Jogani 1 year ago

Smart guy Eddie

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Wanda Queen 1 year ago

BEST ANSWER.

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Ged Maybury 1 year ago

Eddie, you're a frickin' genius!

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Leoninus Fate 1 year ago

sorry I kinda like this one{since I kinda know why no one commented on it}, I only know who those people are in passing cause no one shuts up about that show, Not everyone watches it, for some of us, it's as dreadful and dreadful as the news

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Jeeves 1 year ago

Quite simply, YES. YES INDEED.

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Jeeves 1 year ago

That's HARD. One duck sized horse would be awesome. But 100 duck sized horses... I'll take them. I will tame them and they will become my forever friends and they will follow me everywhere. Yeah.

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Manuela Simon 1 year ago

But I can drive a train....driver mad!

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Robert Bailey 1 year ago

What do you mean, an African or European swallow?

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Jeeves 1 year ago

Yep definitely. Stairs will prevent a major problem tho..

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Ged Maybury 1 year ago

So clever. (Notice he doesn't actually suggest which type of chair would be *less* steady? Guy's a natural diplomat!)

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Merilyn Horton 1 year ago

Yesssss

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Mary Popehn 1 year ago

Donald Trump doesn't know either.

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Alessia Facchin 1 year ago

he is very smart and humble...we "pandas" adore him already

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Jeeves 1 year ago

Too late to go back to services questions now Eddie

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Jeeves 1 year ago

Advice for life, that is.

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DancingToMyself 1 year ago

Tasha, Tasha, even I know that! :D

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Ged Maybury 1 year ago

Aye, a canny answer there, McEddie!

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Jennifer Jansen 1 year ago

teleport so you can avoid Southern Rail, lol

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coffee zombie 1 year ago

Eddie goes to twitter when he's at work at the railway station. My guess is he likes twitter more.

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Prashant Karnath 1 year ago

You can order both on Amazon and see which one comes first...

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Ged Maybury 1 year ago

Awwwwww....! He is such a sweetie!

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Jeeves 1 year ago

And float thru WALLS!! With my 100 duck sized ghost horses by my side!!

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Ged Maybury 1 year ago

Fook yeah! Bloody hell, mate, what sort o' barbarian are ye?

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Jeeves 1 year ago

Cause they have no style. Sorry, sorry, I had to.

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Hellysal 1 year ago

But they paying him with EXPOSURE :D Well, literally, this time xD

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Manuela Simon 1 year ago

a boat? no train?? *you are fired*

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Andrew Cas 1 year ago

It's a great white And no chance! If the shark wanted to catch him it would without hesitation!

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Karen Cromarty 1 year ago

We should all eat more fish

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Rebekah 1 year ago

I don't use "whilst" nearly enough.

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Jainu Jogani 1 year ago

Awww

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Master Markus 1 year ago

That's a weird answer.

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Ged Maybury 1 year ago

Such an eloquent turn of phrase!

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Shari H 1 year ago

Give birth vaginally.

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Justin McDonald 1 year ago

Australia again hi Eddie. The original Ringo Starr version or the remake?

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Jeeves 1 year ago

YESYESYES I LOVE EDDIE POTTERHEADS ALWAYS WOOP WOOOOOOP!!!

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Ged Maybury 1 year ago

I love the way he bounces these back - asking "You?" on the end. A nice way to extend a convo, or signal that his answer is personal, not absolute.

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Andrew Cas 1 year ago

Just in case what the keyboard fails!

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Jeeves 1 year ago

Wise words Eddie, wise words.

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Juana 1 year ago

Eddie, the point of the canoe is to stay out of the water.

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Jan Feline 1 year ago

Pineapple, ham, garlic, extra cheese = a little slice of Heaven!

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Jay Cole 1 year ago

... Eddie the Eagle???

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Emy Reynoso 1 year ago

200 grams per person!? I live in Italy and thats a lot of pasta ofr only 1 person

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Andrew Cas 1 year ago

Maybe vinicus makes those badly translated tshirts!

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Marzo Florida 1 year ago

Disturbing book, but still a favourite ;)

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Tim Graham 1 year ago

Thai green curry fajitas?

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Dániel Horváth 1 year ago

Lol! Hidden advertising!

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Ged Maybury 1 year ago

With custard, Eddie?

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Teresinha Costa 1 year ago

Edward Eddison from Edimburg

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

GGMU!

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Brett Gieger 1 year ago

A woodchuck would chuck all the the wood that a woodchuck could chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood

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Flora Polvado 1 year ago

Bacon wrapped steak. Of course

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Lou Herout 1 year ago

Are those words?

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Amanda 1 year ago

I LOVE ANTMAN he's one of my favorites

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Allana Rose 1 year ago

You gotta love this fearless kid. he just says whatever comes to mind and he is a funny kid!