Unions demand change after report into London's 'cattle-truck' trains

Unions demand change after report into London's 'cattle-truck' trains

All the capital’s rail terminals are operating over capacity, according to new figures, leading to calls for renationalisation

More than a third of rail passengers are forced to stand on trains arriving in parts of London in the morning rush hour, according to official figures that show rail capacity in the capital has failed to keep pace with demand.

Almost 35% of passengers arriving at Blackfriars on weekday mornings stand, making it the country’s most overcrowded station, as do nearly a third of those arriving at other stations including Waterloo, Fenchurch Street and Moorgate.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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