But how does that affect the Earslfield platform crush? Well, one of the most interesting graphs in the report is a comparison of how many people commute in and out of the various boroughs. It seems that Wandsworth has a net outflow of people on a working day - that is, more people leave Wandsworth than arrive. Something that anyone who's looked wistfully at Platform 3 on a Tuesday morning can believe.
|Graph (c) Centre for Cities 2013|
I'm sure that there are many, many more factors that contribute to the South West Trains squash, but this surely doesn't help. Perhaps it's time to look into the Cycle to Work scheme?