Melbourne commuters in for a tight train squeeze
Getting a seat on a Melbourne train is about to get a lot harder.
The designs for a new fleet of high-capacity trains have highlighted a distinctive difference to those currently in service.
The new trains are being built to maximise standing room.
Just 30 to 40 per cent of passengers will be able to get a seat, roughly half as many as now.
They’ll enter service from mid-2019.
The new trains are being designed to fit six people in one square metre – similar to trains in Tokyo.
That sounded awfully tight to Ross and John.
So, they put it to the test…
Click PLAY below to see how it went!