There's always somone worse off than you

The handful of hardcore East London Line refusniks who haunt Brockley Central may be interested to read this article from the Sussex Courier. The East London Line critics were always telling us that our overland train services were being sacrificed for the benefit of the landed gentry who commute in to London from the home counties. And yet here we are, with Sussex commuters irate that the urban elite are messing up their services to accommodate the East London Line:

Commuters have slated timetable changes at Southern trains which have left passengers fighting for elbow room on the Uckfield to London line. Rail users from Crowborough, Eridge and Buxted are livid with the company's new schedule...

They are unimpressed with Southern's explanation for the change, that the newly extended East London line has being given priority.