Beijing Subway “Now Almost As Bad As Tokyo”

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China’s world-beating trains are catching up to Japan’s in more ways than one – subway congestion is now almost at Tokyo levels, though with passengers merely defecating in the carriages rather than sexually assaulting one another.

The Beijing subway is now so overcrowded it has borrowed the “pushers” which are so emblematic of the Tokyo commuter experience, although unfortunately not any of the elaborate manners and etiquette:

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The Japanese original – fortunately an uncommon sight on most lines:

The Chinese version, with added pathos:


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