Some rush-hour trains into London have 44% of passengers standing

Some rush-hour trains into London have 44% of passengers standing

Services into Blackfriars, Waterloo, Fenchurch Street and Moorgate stations have high levels of crowding, figures show

More than a third of rail passengers have to stand on trains arriving in parts of London in the morning rush hour, official figures show.

A total of 35% of commuters on services into Blackfriars stand, along with almost a third on trains into other stations including Waterloo, Fenchurch Street and Moorgate. Blackfriars has the biggest proportion of crowding of all major stations in the capital, at 14% in the morning peak, the Department for Transport figures showed.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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