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Transport for London bosses draw up plans for etiquette guide to stop 'buggy rage' on buses

Transport for London are looking at an “etiquette guide” to stop "buggy-rage" clashes on the capital's buses.

A number of measures are being considered, which could be introduced to try to reduce clashes on the network, according to the Evening Standard.

Transport for London are looking at an “etiquette guide” to stop Credit: PA

Transport bosses met mums’ groups and buggy manufacturers to look at solutions.

They talked about difficulties faced by mothers and other passengers regarding buggies and wheelchairs on buses.

Most aggravation and rage is witnessed between mums - they are not very keen to make space for other mums.

Suggestions included tip-up seats on buses, like on the Tube, and an etiquette guide for users - mums who need to fold their pushchairs away.

– Anne-Marie O’Leary, Netmums editor-in-chief speaking to the Evening Standard

Anne-Marie O’Leary, Netmums editor-in-chief , who was at the meeting, said their website has had about 10,000 conversations about buggies in the past year.

Six in 10 of the most popular threads on the forum are pushchair related.

We are aware sometimes using buggies on buses is quite challenging for parents.

Some passengers are reluctant to move so we thought it would be a good idea to sit down with buggy manufacturers and retailers to work through the issues and come up with solutions.

There were really good ideas coming out and we will capture that and turn it into a plan.

– director of buses Mike Weston

A TfL spokeswoman said buggy space was “a pain point” for passengers.