Attempt to ease overcrowding

We talk to passengers about their experiences of overcrowding and hear from Managing Director of First Great Western, Mark Hopwood about what he's doing to try and solve the problem. We also hear from Rail Campaigner, Chris Irwin.

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£29 million rail investment

First Great Western is to spend £29 million pounds of emergency funds to try and ease overcrowding on their trains in the Thames Valley. 50 disused railway catering wagons are being adapted to try and solve the crisis before the Olympics.