Train student faces the facts

UNIVERSITY bosses have taken action against a student thrown off a train by a fellow passenger, it was reported today.

Sam Main, 19, was pulled out of his seat and thrown off a train in Linlithgow by 35-year-old Alan Pollock following a dispute with a conductor over an invalid ticket.

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A spokesman for Heriot-Watt University said Mr Main would be continuing his studies but added: “We can confirm that appropriate action into his conduct has been taken.”

Earlier this week it emerged that neither men would be prosecuted.