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The ten worst excuses for public transport delays

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Recently it emerged that a Southern Rail train service had been delayed every day for a year, while thousands of commuters at London Bridge have faced disruption this year due to engineering work.

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With that in mind here are the ten worst excuses given by public transport companies for delays to their services.

1 Leaves on the line

2 The driver getting lost

3 Toilet troubles

4 The bus driver falling asleep at the wheel

5 The grass being too long

6 The milkman not arriving

7 The driver having a sprained eyebrow

8 The wrong kind of snow

9 The staff being left in Cardiff

10 The driver's wife throwing him out and him having to sleep in the car


Source: Survey of 2,000 people by Powwownow


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