Life in a metro can be very tough. Imagine you’re going home after a hectic day at work and you’re welcomed by a crowded metro. It must feel like this happens to you all the time. But don’t you worry. We bring to you 10 tried-and-tested ways to grab a seat in the metro.

First things first, if you’re a woman, congratulations! Your chances of getting a seat just increased exponentially. And if you’re a woman AND old, you just beat everybody at the who-grabs-the-seat-first metro game already!

For the others, this might help…

1. Don’t let the crowd scare you. Roll up your sleeves, sing hear me roar in your head and leap into the metro like a swift ti