This Is How Long Londoners Wasted At Overcrowded Tube Stations Last Year

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Hating public transport is nothing new. After all, what's fun about standing like cattle before the turnstiles because the platform is 'dangerously overcrowded'? It always makes for a stress-free and hygienic start to the day.

Fear not, because it isn't just you suffering, Liberal Democrat London Assembly member Caroline Pidgeon has released statistics revealing that Londoners collectively wasted 44 years waiting for overcrowding to subside on the tube last year.

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Figures were calculated by multiplying the number of delays over two minutes on each line by the number of passengers using that line. The grand total came to 390,786 hours of delays last year, most depressingly that figure was up by 254,092 hours from 2012.

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The Jubilee line recorded the largest number of hours lost clocking up 147,451. The Central line was second with 60,695 hours and the Northern line was third with 45,635 hours a year.

Thankfully, you can watch people taking endless photographs of the crowds and upload them to social media for entertainment. Schadenfreude points galore!