Commuters post a “rough” picture of London’s underground seat showing how dirty they REALLY are

An image shared to Reddit has revealed how worn and faded the old London underground seats really are.

The picture shows a fresh new chair that has been installed next to a much older and more worn seat.

The comparison has revealed how dirty the old seats may appear, and has led some to question the purity of London’s underground seats.

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The image was shared to Reddit, showing the stark contrast between old and new
The image was shared to Reddit, showing the stark contrast between old and new

The image was shared by Reddit user drLens_in_da along with some text that says, “Oh-oh. Something terrible has happened to that seat to make them change it. I have a few theories and they are all terrible. “

Other users were quick to point out that the seat could have been replaced to include the logo advertising it as a priority seat.

While others began to question how clean the seats actually are in the subway.

A Reddit user said, “Jesus, I’m wondering how the Victoria Line train seats are now.”



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Another user said, “Something was leaking and drying under that seat.”

“Given how hot it gets during the summer, there’s probably actually someone melting,” joked another.

TFL explained that all seats are cleaned by vacuuming and shampooing, and all seats that are not suitable for customer use are replaced.

Trains and stations are cleaned with hospital-grade detergents that kill viruses and bacteria on contact and provide ongoing protection.

A TfL spokesman said: “We are committed to providing a clean and safe environment on the pipe for our customers and staff.

“While our cleaning practices vary from line to line, taking into account the different types of trains, they are all strict, thorough and have been shown to keep both the inside and outside of our trains clean.

“We want to assure our customers that we will continue to maintain our already high standards of cleanliness so that our staff and customers can use the network safely and with confidence.”

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