Worst Things About Public Transport


The Top Ten

1 The Smell

Breathing on people is disgraceful

A woman behind me kept breathing cheese and onion down my neck. I could smell every syllable she spoke - Britgirl

2 School Children

Yes, they can be a nuisance, but they're often too young and immature to know better. Unless they're throwing pebbles at passengers they're not the worst people to share public transport with. - Entranced98

Hyperactive children and sensible adults make a cocktail of disaster. - Britgirl

3 Miserable Bus Drivers

My perspective on this changed recently when I saw one dressed as Santa. Now I really can't take them seriously! - PositronWildhawk

The grunt their response at you - if they like you. - Britgirl

4 The Noise

That is possibly very true, you being body. But I haven't been to Britain, so I don't know what you sound like

Crying babies, iPods blasting out, stressed parents, me... - Britgirl

5 Pushchairs

People with these insist on getting on first. If I get on with bagfuls of shopping how am I supposed to get through these offenders? - Britgirl

6 The Idiot

There is always one and he / she always manages to find a seat next to me! - Britgirl

Not the same idiot who always added JB to every list, is it? If he's on the bus or train next to you all the time, Britgirl, I certainly feel for you. - PositronWildhawk

7 They're Dirty

Someone once left a half-eaten Pot Noodle on the bus floor and it almost spilled all over my new shoes. Another time there was dried mud all over the seats. - Entranced98

Burger wrappers, chewing gum, sticky drink. , - Britgirl

8 The Queue

Well, I say queue. There ARE no queues anymore. It's everyone for themselves now. I'm small and almost always get pushed to the back. - Britgirl

9 Chavs

Not many people are worse to share public transport with than a bunch of drunk chavs who swear all the time, brag about their 'bling' and blare crappy music from their tinny phone speakers. - Entranced98

10 The Expense

I really would rather not work out what I spend on train / taxi / bus fares every week. It would only make me cry - Britgirl

The Contenders

11 The Length of the Journey

Having to spend the duration of the journey with everything on this list! Hmph! - Britgirl

12 It's Always Late
13 The Timetables are Never Left Alone

My local bus company used to change theirs almost every month. - Entranced98

14 Strangers Talking to You
15 You Have To Share It
16 People Bumping on You All the Time
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List Stats

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Top Remixes

1. School Children
2. The Smell
3. Miserable Bus Drivers
1. The Noise
2. The Length of the Journey
3. Pushchairs
1. Chavs
2. The Smell
3. They're Dirty


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