Pranksters target bus passengers in Kensal Rise with a rude word

PUBLISHED: 14:52 07 December 2015 | UPDATED: 15:06 07 December 2015

A risqué five digit passcode on a bus stop sign in Kensal Rise has left passengers

A risqué five digit passcode on a bus stop sign in Kensal Rise has left passengers "confused". (Pic credit: Twitter@ Calvinrobinson)


Pranksters have played a dirty trick on passengers at a bus stop in Kensal Rise after they changed a passcode for TFL’s text information service to a risqué word.

Passengers waiting at the Station Terrace bus stop in Chamberlayne Road were bemused to read they could text the naughty five-digit code to access up-to-the-minute information on bus travel times and routes.

One passenger took to social media to express his shock at the rogue pass code.

Brent resident Calvin Robinson tweeted a photo of the offending sign with the caption: “I don’t think that’s right, somehow.”

TFL has been approached for comment on the sign.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Kilburn Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Kilburn Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Kilburn Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Kilburn & Brent News Stories

Yesterday, 16:31

Charity golfers helped to raise more than £12,000 for a Kenton hospice by enjoying a great game and some fine food.

Yesterday, 12:30

A trade union “trailblazer” from Kilburn whose role as a dinner lady in Brent was to spearhead free school meals for children, has died.

Yesterday, 11:12

Staff and pupils of a Brondesbury primary school praised the “incredible gesture” after a housing association gifted them nearby woodland instead of building homes on it.

Yesterday, 10:36

One person has been rescued and one man taken to hospital after a fire swept through a house in Neasden.

Wed, 17:31

A giant interactive festival celebrating the diverse cultures of India is heading to Kingsbury for three days.

Wed, 17:12

More than 100 people have signed a petition demanding urgent fire safety work be carried out at their housing association flats.

Wed, 16:49

A host of animals are descending on Neasden in a free event aimed at bringing the countryside to a built up part of the borough.

Wed, 16:07

A burglar who tried to force his way into a St John’s Wood house while the owner watched on has been jailed for a year.

Education and Training


Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most Read Kilburn News

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition


Enjoy the
Brent & Kilburn Times
e-edition today


Education and Training


Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now