Jeremy Corbyn’s Traingate Debacle Prompts People To Come To Defence Of Labour Leader

Corbyn’s statement said: “Passengers across Britain will have been in similar situations on overcrowded, expensive trains. That is why our policy to bring the trains back into public ownership, as part of a plan to rebuild and transform Britain, is so popular with passengers and rail workers.” 

3. The seats that were empty were actually reserved

Virgin Trains put out several images of Corbyn on the train and Branson ill-advisedly tweeted it out with an image that appeared to show Corbyn passing empty seats with tickets on them, suggesting they were reserved for at least part of the journey.