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Kylie has Ipswich trains spinning around

PUBLISHED: 09:30 17 May 2002 | UPDATED: 11:57 03 March 2010

POP Princess Kylie Minogue has paid an undercover visit to Ipswich – and took the A-Train to do it!

And the superstar was left feeling "I should be so lucky" when she was given VIP treatment away from prying eyes.

POP Princess Kylie Minogue has paid an undercover visit to Ipswich – and took the A-Train to do it!

And the superstar was left feeling "I should be so lucky" when she was given VIP treatment away from prying eyes.

She got the Locomotion when she travelled back to London after going to a concert in the town with her then boyfriend, Essex model James Gooding.

But we don't know what she thought about the town – whether she's left saying: "I can't get it out of my head!"

Customer services worker Trevor Damant, of Anglia Railways, was busy overseeing the departure of a train to London when he was approached by a man – whom he recognised as Mr Gooding, a model from Walton-on-the-Naze – who asked him where to stand for the first class section.

Looking up, the 52-year-old retired policeman could not believe his eyes when standing next to the man was superstar singer Kylie.

Realising the couple did not wish to be seen by the public, Mr Damant arranged for them to wait in a lockable waiting room until the train arrived.

Mr Damant said the couple had caught the 10.42am service to London Liverpool Street and added he had since discovered the couple had stayed overnight in Suffolk to watch Mr Gooding's friends play a concert held at the Regent Theatre in Ipswich.

"Kylie was very polite, but also very embarrassed and was walking along with her jacket pulled up to her chin as she walked past the public," he recalled.

"They waved goodbye when they got on the train and thanked me for helping them. It doesn't matter who I tell about it now though, they don't believe me – even my wife."


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