Last friday i attempted to go home from old st (northern) towards finchley rd. This was at 5 30pm. I dont usually make this journey and was astounded about the crowding levels. I had to let 3 or 4 trains go, just to get in. Im thinking, which part of the train is least crowded, i think the back is because its near the exit in kings cross? In future should i walk/ take sb northern line to moorgate. Then i can get a met line? From my experience on tubes, people definitely position themselves to minimise effort/time at their destination station. Often this means whole carriages are empty on the s stock trains.
Doesn't the old trick of turning left and walking along the platform work anymore? i.e. in that most people plant themselves as soon as they hit the platform or tend to turn right. Hence the constant crowding by platform entrances.
I study in King's Cross and every morning I use Northern line from Edgware branch. To prevent overcrowding I use last door of the last carriage because at Camden Town and Euston is not opening and then the second exit to Regent's Canal is not really overcrowded