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Overcrowded Public Transport in Victoria

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Have you ever gotten onto a train in Melbourne, only to feel squished like a sardine from the moment you enter the carriage?

Overcrowding on public transport is a real issue in Victoria. According to a PTV survey, almost 50% of trains breached loading standards during the morning peak hour in 2015. 

But is anything being done to combat this congestion nightmare? Or are things only going to deteriorate further?

Reporter Tara Cosoleto investigates.  

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