13/11/2015 07:22 GMT | Updated 13/11/2015 07:59 GMT

London Underground Records Busiest Day In History, So We Offer Some Alternatives

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 08: Commuters queuing for tube trains at Green Park Tube Station ahead of the tube strike in evening rush hour of July 8, 2015 in London, England. The strike will be a 27-hour stoppage by about 20,000 Tube staff to shut down the entire London Underground network. (Photo by Tolga Akmen/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

'Peak London' appears to have been reached, after Transport for London announced that the Tube recently broke its record for the most passengers using the system in one day.

Some 4.735 million people used the London Underground on 9 October, breaking the previous record of 4.734 million, recorded last November, according to the Evening Standard.

Official figures have also revealed that the total number of journeys by Tube have risen by a third since 2001.

With such high numbers, overcrowding and cramped Underground carriages are now commonplace on the network.

So The Huffington Post UK has some suggestions for avoiding the crush…

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