Interesting perspective and im sure it applies to stockbroker belt stations down the Guildford line. Riding on the 455's for a while yesterday tehy were pretty empty after lunch but usage rapidly built up after 1500 which I would observe as workers as main group. The other thing that's going to hit the bottom line is the increased leasing costs for the 701's over 455's should they ever get them working of course.As I suspected. It’s SWR that is going to be the biggest loser here. It’s whole catchment has changed its patterns more than anywhere else and it’s population in its outer area must be getting older now in any case because it’s too bloody expensive for most people to move out to. Even the metro stuff is mostly through affluent land and so will suffer big time. I reckon the rest of the network in the SE has such a mixed catchment with plenty of young people who don’t have cars it will hold to pretty well.