Annoying things on trains

Anyone who doesn’t just get on at the right door of the right carriage quickly, put their shit away and sit down out of the aisle. Ideally nowhere near me.

Reservation system always seems to fill a carriage up, so you are crushed in your reserved seat and there’s 3 empty carriages on the train

Wish it showed you which trains are the emptiest when you booked
We have station posters everywhere up here which tells you which trains are likely to be full and which ones are quiet. The simple answer is if your coach is rammed and others are empty then simply move to a quieter one it's not difficult sherlock
 
We have station posters everywhere up here which tells you which trains are likely to be full and which ones are quiet. The simple answer is if your coach is rammed and others are empty then simply move to a quieter one it's not difficult sherlock
Station posters?

Thanks for that astounding insight, but apart from at kings cross ive never seen the carriage reservation indicators widely used
 

Tin Soldier

Striker
I think the appalling state of the slither of space perporting to be 'a toilet' seems to be the worst aspect of any journey if you have the misfortune to need to use it ! Rank :evil:
 

AlpineExile

Striker
People repeatedly pressing the open doors button before train has stopped.
I do miss the slam doors though
People standing in front of the door, blocking it, but not pressing the button even once in the station cos they seem to think that's someone else's job.

Just happened to me at the airport - I had to climb over their luggage to get to the button.
 
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People for whom finding the seat F40 that they have reserved is a challenge along the lines of proving Fermat's Last Theorem, wandering along carriages hitting people with their bags every time they turn around as if expecting the seat to suddenly appear behind them when they've already checking, looking confused and bewildered at the entire process as if the seat numbers are written in a foreign language, and eventually giving you a rude 'you're in my seat' until you ask to see their ticket and then point out to them they are in coach D.

Also the bunch who do find their seat next to/opposite you and then take half the journey fucking on with their bags, coats, umbrellas, packed lunches, alpacas, whatever, before sitting the fuck down.
 

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