Travelling on a very crowded train is an "unpleasant experience", Transport Minister Norman Baker said today, after new figures revealed more than 100,000 London-bound rail commuters have to stand during morning rush hour. Mr Baker said:
Climbing on to a very crowded train is an unpleasant experience and I sympathise with passengers using these services.
I urge train operators to do what they can on these particular trains. The Department is working closely with the industry to ensure this issue is tackled.
More top news
Feeling warmer in much lighter winds.
Delays, diversions and cancellations caused chaos to services on South West Trains which were hit by signal failures in south west London.
During the attack Ione Wells' head was smashed against the pavement, her attacked grabbed at her chest with such force that it tore her bra.