WATCH: Meet rail-mad Max Prime, probably the biggest Southeastern fan ever

PUBLISHED: 13:06 24 November 2016

Max Prime at Dartford station's ticket office

Max Prime at Dartford station's ticket office


Southeastern took the five-year-old on a tour of their services

Five-year-old Max Prime in his very own Southeastern suitFive-year-old Max Prime in his very own Southeastern suit

One of Britain’s youngest trainspotters was treated to a special VIP day out with local rail firm Southeastern recently.

Max Prime loves trains so much, he asked his mum to write the rail firm and ask for posters of its’ trains and pictures of how London Bridge station will look once improvement works finish in 2018.

Once the posters had arrived, the five-year-old sent a tweet from his mum’s Twitter account thanking the rail firm.

Impressed with this train-loving tyke, Southeastern invited him for a day on the railway, even giving him his own pint-sized uniform.

“You can see how much he loves trains, so e wanted to give him a chance to be part of our team for the day” said Dartford station manager Richard Lloyd.

“Our passengers clearly love him as much as we do; everyone is smitten.

“It was great to show little Max the work we all do looking after our passengers and helping people on their journeys every day.”

Ms Prime added: “I wrote to Southeastern asking for posters for Max’s bedroom, but they’ve gone and surprised us both by turning up on the doorstep and giving him this amazing day. Max said to me it’s been the best day of his life so far.”

Max now has a personal photo album and is writing a diary about his day.

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