Train in pain: are noise-filled carriages bad for your health?
We live amid an ever-increasing hail of sound – yet quiet rail coaches are under threat. Perhaps we are becoming afraid of silence
Seven years. That’s the minimum prison sentence that should apply to people on public transport who listen to music through their phone speakers (also known as “sodcasting”) – with two years for banal phone conversations that never end.
For many, the news that South Western Railways is thinking of getting rid of quiet carriages will not be music to their ears (but, probably, in the end, will mean precisely that).
Source: Guardian Transport