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31 Struggles Only People Who Commute Into London Will Understand

"Can you move down, please?" How about NO.

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1. On your way into London, things can get a little bit crowded.

Total chaos at station. Melt down. All closed. Thanks @Southern_Trains @FirstCC @networkrail for lack of updates

Damian@originalmadn3ss

Total chaos at station. Melt down. All closed. Thanks @Southern_Trains @FirstCC @networkrail for lack of updates

8:32 AM - 26 Apr 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

2. OK, very crowded.

@SW_Trains too packed to get on. Half hour wait. Thanks for that. Useless

Lolly. In your face.@Lollyfist

@SW_Trains too packed to get on. Half hour wait. Thanks for that. Useless

6:07 PM - 06 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

3. Like RIDICULOUSLY CROWDED.

This is not a service, this dangerous. Unstaffed and overcrowded platform at #earlsfieldstation #southwesttrains

Rachael Stokes @RachaelStokes

This is not a service, this dangerous. Unstaffed and overcrowded platform at #earlsfieldstation #southwesttrains

8:32 AM - 24 Sep 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

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4. But also a little bit weird.

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5. And you'll no doubt get barged out of the way by someone who just REALLY NEEDS A SEAT so they can do this.

Pls stop doing your makeup on the train zil

6. There's always some wanker who needs a seat for their bag.

Obviously David Cameron is one of those people who gives their bag its own seat on the train. Obviously! #tosser

Debaaa@Debaaa

Obviously David Cameron is one of those people who gives their bag its own seat on the train. Obviously! #tosser

1:45 PM - 23 Oct 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

7. Their poor, tired bag.

People stood on the train whilst a tired bag gets a seat.

Tintin@TintinnyTins

People stood on the train whilst a tired bag gets a seat.

8:21 AM - 05 Nov 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. But there are also very important men with poor, tired feet.

Commuter of the Day: Fancy Commuter Man who is so exhausted from his journey, he has to put his feet up.

Cate Sevilla@CateSevilla

Commuter of the Day: Fancy Commuter Man who is so exhausted from his journey, he has to put his feet up.

9:32 AM - 17 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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9. And very important ladies with poor, tired feet.

Commuter of the Day (part 2): This lady with the tired feet.

Cate Sevilla@CateSevilla

Commuter of the Day (part 2): This lady with the tired feet.

10:17 PM - 20 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

10. It's amazing who will shove you out of the way to get a seat.

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11. And it's an absolute disaster when, after a hard day of work, you're met with this.

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14. Delays can be caused by many different things, such as flooding.

Floodin on the line is affecting #Woking bound trains

South West Trains@SW_Trains

Floodin on the line is affecting #Woking bound trains

9:57 AM - 28 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

15. Trees.

This is the tree that was on the line in the #MaldenManor area -

South West Trains@SW_Trains

This is the tree that was on the line in the #MaldenManor area -

4:10 PM - 22 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

16. Mystery drills.

Unclear whose drills these are but @FirstCC want answers. No services into Moorgate

Tom Edwards@BBCTomEdwards

Unclear whose drills these are but @FirstCC want answers. No services into Moorgate

4:58 PM - 08 Mar 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

17. Geese.

Watching a surreal stand off between a goose and a @SW_Trains at Winchester. Holding up trains, it's fearless

Rich Jarvis@RichWFJarvis

Watching a surreal stand off between a goose and a @SW_Trains at Winchester. Holding up trains, it's fearless

8:10 AM - 18 Oct 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

18. Sometimes even the guard doesn't know what's happening.

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19. And the staff at the station don't seem to care about your strife.

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"Tough."

20. It can get almost apocalyptic when the trains go wrong.

Londoners, you could face a Gladiators-esque commute home via Blackfriars this evening http://t.co/Hu9mz7viHd

Charlotte Meredith@chmeredith

Londoners, you could face a Gladiators-esque commute home via Blackfriars this evening http://t.co/Hu9mz7viHd

2:56 PM - 28 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

21. And personal space becomes a thing of the past.

2 days in a row of dealing w/ crap like this?! And train fares are going up? What an absolute joke #southwesttrains

natasha mullins@tashachelsea

2 days in a row of dealing w/ crap like this?! And train fares are going up? What an absolute joke #southwesttrains

7:30 AM - 13 Aug 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

22. Because as long as they've managed to get on the train, your fellow commuters don't care how uncomfortable you are.

Commuter of the Day: The woman with the bag this close to my head...

Cate Sevilla@CateSevilla

Commuter of the Day: The woman with the bag this close to my head...

4:45 PM - 17 Dec 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

23. But there are occasional moments of goodwill.

Help me reunite this man with his water bottle. @FirstCC train Sutton to Elephant & Castle today at 3pm.

Ɓrian Wernham@BrianUkulele

Help me reunite this man with his water bottle. @FirstCC train Sutton to Elephant & Castle today at 3pm.

6:21 PM - 01 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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24. And unexpected sources of joy.

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25. *squeeeeee*

Refraining from absolutely wetting myself with laughter at this dog on the tube

Emma O'Halloran@EmmaOHalloran1

Refraining from absolutely wetting myself with laughter at this dog on the tube

5:58 PM - 20 Jun 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

26. And sometimes just complete and utter silliness. Such as this "pet sandal".

Some days you've just got to say "stuff it" and get yourself a pet sandal! @TfLOfficial @SW_Trains @ElDweebio @mazoe

Adam White FLI@davies_white

Some days you've just got to say "stuff it" and get yourself a pet sandal! @TfLOfficial @SW_Trains @ElDweebio @mazoe

12:56 PM - 09 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

27. And this modern businesswomen.

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*business*

28. And this modern, drunk man who chose to sit on the floor.

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29. If you go out after work, you're punished by having to ride the train home with people like this.

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