first_imgTens of thousands of Londoners had to face trains that were over-capacity in 2016, with the 7.16am East Grinstead to London Bridge service being the most overcrowded train in the country. On a typical autumn morning rush hour in 2016, this resulted in 23 per cent of passengers having to stand in London – with numbers almost as high across the country. Morning commuters from across England and Wales had to face trains that were over-capacity by an average of 5 per cent in 2016, according to new figures released today by the Department for Transport. But those travelling into London in the morning rush hour were the worst-hit, with trains carrying 5.7 per cent more passengers than capacity. Some…last_img read more