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Man tries to take pony on Wrexham to Holyhead train

CCTV footage showed the man taking his pony onto the platform via the lift

A rail passenger tried to board a train with his pony at Wrexham. CCTV pictures show the man trying to buy a ticket for himself and the animal for a service to Holyhead.

Despite being told that large animals weren’t allowed he took it down to the platform.

He eventually left when he wasn’t allowed on board.

CCTV footage shows the man taking the horse through the station via the lift

A spokeswoman for Arriva Trains Wales said that large animals, like horses and ponies, that could pose a risk to the general public are not permitted to travel:

She added:  “Arriva Trains Wales allows dogs and small animals to travel onboard trains.

“All animals, except dogs, must be conveyed within a fully enclosed basket or pet carrier with dimensions not exceeding 85 x 60 x 60cm.”

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