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This Simple Hammer Test Shows Just How Dirty The Tube Is

29/10/2014 10:14 GMT | Updated 29/10/2014 10:59 GMT

Next time the Tube doors open, you may want to think twice before rushing to get yourself a seat.

A recent (not-so scientific) experiment has revealed just how much dirt and grime travels around with us on the London Underground.

Timeout travelled all over the city, armed with a hammer, to literally beat the seats and dislodge brown clouds of dust.

And with four million people riding the tube all day, God only knows where that dust has come from. *shudders*

Suddenly walking or cycling seems much more appealing, wouldn't you say?