Swedish train operator names new line ‘Trainy McTrainface’

The moniker came from a poll of Swedish citizens and nabbed 49 percent of the votes. It’s not the first time the organization has embraced jokes, however.

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You might have thought you saw the end of public naming contests when the United Kingdom’s Natural Environment Research Council named its ship the RSS Sur Richard Attenborough, despite a majority of people voting to name it Boaty McBoatface.

The lesson clearly was not learned, because Sweden’s MTR Express will have a train in its fleet named Trainy McTrainface.

The name won out by a large margin in an online vote that was co-sponsored by Swedish newspaper Metro.

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