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COMMUTERS STINK... SAY OTHER COMMUTERS

A new study shows that 87 per cent of commuters feel let down by rail operators and demand more... particularly soap and water for other passengers!

Odiham, UK - 12 December, 2007 - With rail fares set to soar by an average of almost five per cent in the New Year, what do hard-done-by commuters want for their money? According to new research, almost a third of commuters (32 per cent) would like their fellow passengers to invest in some soap and water as lack of personal hygiene ranked top of travellers' annoyances on the trains. Muffled driver announcements came a close second with 26 per cent of the votes, followed by inconsiderate passengers that yell on the phone and blare music out at extreme volumes for the whole train to enjoy with 22 per cent.

The survey of 1,000 UK commuters was conducted by IT networking specialist, Telindus, and revealed that nearly a third of commuters (30 per cent)...

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