John Maytham braved the train crush to ride on Metrorail...This is what he found

In the midst of long delays and commuter chaos on the Metrorail lines, afternoon drive host John Maytham went out to encounter the train services first hand.

He traveled on the Southern Line and expressed gratitude that he didn't have to commute via train on a daily basis.

In a series of tweets, John shared his morning experience, and described the overcrowding on the train carriages.

John arrived bright and early at the Lakeside platform, joining many seasoned commuters.

After hopping on, he was greeted by some grim expressions on the carriage.

Then things got a little packed at the next station stop.

It's a tight squeeze and some hang on the edge.

But what can one do?

Such is the ride...

Listen to the audio of John Maytham's report back.

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