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Train overcrowding is 'getting worse'

For rail passengers often left standing in aisles and doorways, the news that overcrowding on some trains is getting worse will not come as much of a surprise.

New research by the Office of Rail Regulation suggests growing pressure on commuter services in many of England's big cities.

One service into London was found to be carrying double its official capacity. In Leeds more than one in 10 morning commuters can expect to travel to work without a seat.

Some passengers gave their views on their journeys.

  • 12 Aug 2011
  • From the section UK
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