WHAT London Underground Ltd dont tell you is that there are about 450 seats in the 1960 units, compared with just over 300 in the new S stock.

So a reduction in the number of trains from 10 to eight trains an hour in the peak will result in a near 50 per cent reduction in the number of seats per hour.

This will probably result in trains full and standing from and to Ruislip.

While standing for 20 minutes is probably acceptable, standing for 40 minutes or more is not.

And they call this progress!