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19 Commuter Struggles Every Londoner Will Relate To

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Luke Abrahams
Social Content Editor
Updated: 9 October 2017

Let’s face it, every Londoner has a hate-hate relationship with the tube. From people who leave their litter on the train to folk who still can’t grasp the concept of personal space, here are 19 commuter struggles every Londoner will relate to (we sure as hell do).

When it’s always crowded…

Like, really crowded…

Oh London. #londonrushhour #rushhour #earlscourt #tubedelay #sardines

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Like, so crowded you look like this guy, who has totally had enough of life…

#busytube #tube #bank #comutehome #rushhour #rush #journey #journeyhome

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When people need a seat for their bags. Their worn out, ever so sleepy bags…

When tourists don’t know how to use the tube escalators properly…

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When you have to give up your seat for someone wearing a baby on board badge…

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When people take stupid tube selfies…

When you’re never able to get a seat… EVER

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When people say “Can you move down the carriage please!” when there’s obviously no more freaking space.

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When people do not get the very simple concept of personal space…

When there’s no damn oxygen on the Central Line…

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When people on the night tube think it’s OK to do stuff like this:

Making full use of the #nighttube

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When people leave their nasty litter on the train…

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When there’s absolutely no air-con on any train…

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When people get on the tube before you get off it…

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When you see a good looking Londoner riding the tube but you know you can’t have them…

When people treat the seats like their bed…

Night Tube. The struggle is real. #centralline #nighttube #tfl

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Speaking of seats, when people put their feet on the seats…

When people say you can’t drink on the tube…

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But what are you supposed to do when you’re met with this!?

No words #Waterloo #SouthWestTrains #Commute

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But no matter how crazy and crowded it is, it always seems to be worth the hassle, because London:

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