DfT: Crowding in peak 2012 time 'lower than in 2011'

In London, overall crowding across both peaks in 2012 was lower than in 2011. However, over 100,000 passengers had to stand at trains' busiest points in the morning peak, a fifth of the overall total.

– Department of Transport spokesperson

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100k standing during rush-hour

More than 100,000 London-bound rail commuters - a fifth of the overall total - have to stand at the busiest times of the morning rush-hour, according to Government figures.