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A tram driver livened up a journey for passengers in Manchester by announcing that his wife suspects him of cheating. Watch here:
Normally travellers on the Metrolink spend their trip reading a book, listening to music or gawping out of the window ruminating on their hopes and dreams.
But all of these distractions were put to one side during an early morning tram ride from Bury yesterday (Wednesday 12 January), when the driver decided to open up to passengers about his newfound vigour and his wife's suspicions.
Passenger Zack Hallam shared a video on Twitter in which the driver can be heard announcing over the speaker system: "All of a sudden I've become extremely friendly to everyone.
"I used to be a right miserable sod, and now I talk to my neighbours – they're in complete shock.
"But it's not all fun and games. Because I was a grumpy old fella, and my personality has changed completely – you won't believe this when I tell you – but my wife thinks I'm having an affair.
"I just can't believe it."
Similarly, the passengers probably couldn't believe he was taking the opportunity to reveal all about his suspected infidelity.
Zack for one was a huge fan of it though, describing the driver as an 'absolute legend'.
He wrote: "[The driver was] keeping everyone smiling with his friendly PA messages.
"Think he made everyone's journey a bit better today."
Responding to the tweet, other passengers shared their experiences of travelling with the driver, who seemingly does this sort of s**t all the time.
One person commented: "He's brilliant, I have heard him when I've travelled on the tram."
Another said: "Heard this fella before, he needs new material."
Metrolink even got involved with the conversation about the chatty employee, commenting that he 'loves a story time' and 'seems very popular'.
So by the sounds of it he doesn't have to worry about landing himself in bother for using the speaker to update travellers on his relationship problems - just so long as it doesn't get in the way of reminders about delays, blocking exits and giving up priority seats to the elderly.