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Luggage Compartment Issues with Overcrowding

Luggage Compartment Issues with Overcrowding

With the overcrowding of transport systems in the United Kingdom as a whole, more concerns than ever before have been raised concerning the health and safety of passengers boarding these overly congested vehicles. More and more people are having to resort to using luggage compartment racks as sitting (or rather crouching) areas whilst people are having to flatten themselves against train doors and windows in order to ensure that enough people are boarded onto the vehicles. This is clearly a sign that the transport industry is in dire need of a makeover and it is up to the government to consider whether it might be better if the railways were renationalized.

With people, pets and luggage being squashed on trains when services run late or when private enterprises such as Virgin Trains decide to cancel trains willy-nilly, even politicians such as Jeremy Corbyn leader of the Labor Party have been forced to park themselves in other places than their seats in order to fit as many people onto the train vehicle as possible. Polls recently conducted by the YouGov site have actually shown that people from all over the political spectrum are not quite as adverse to nationalization of the railways as one might expect: indeed, percentages indicate that people who consider themselves as conservative, labor and UKIP voters are generally in favor of the renationalization of the railways of this country. This is a good indicator of the sheer direness of the transport systems on the rails of this country, and no program featuring a smug Michael Portillo can convince me otherwise that this is something that will need to be done and if not at least something to be considered in the very near impending future.

Indeed, some of the main advantages of the renationalization of the railways are that the amount of bureaucracy involved in the processes would be massively reduced now that private entrepreneurs like Richard Branson would no longer be in charge of the (dis)comfort of  our journeys. If the British public voted against the bureaucracy of the European Union, should it not be considered that they would also vote against the bureaucracy of privatized railway systems in this country?

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