Thousands of Brummie commuters are being forced to stand on overcrowded trains



Thousands of commuters are forced to stand on overcrowded trains into Birmingham during rush hour, new figures reveal.
Data released today by the Department for Transport shows that more than half of train services arriving in Birmingham between 8-9am last year had passengers that had no choice but to stand.
It means more than 4,000 passengers a day were left standing on trains arriving into Birmingham during morning rush hour - one in every five.
In fact, almost a quarter of all trains arriving into Birmingham between 8-9am were actually filled above capacity, carrying more passengers than... read more

 
27 July 2017 in Regional West, Views: 39
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