With a quarter of the 16 million people who fall asleep on trains prone to snoring, First Great Western has decided to hand out free nasal 'Shhh...nooze Strips' to passengers throughout National Stop Snoring Week (20-25 April).
The strips will be handed out at Paddington in an attempt to reduce snores.
According to First Great Western, men are one-and-a-half times more likely to snore than women as they get some 'R and R' on the move.
The train company revealed that people snoring is one of the biggest annoyances for rail passengers, as three fifths (60%) admit to finding it irritating when a fellow traveller falls asleep and snores near them. A further 27% state they are too worried themselves to sit back and properly relax for fear of dozing off and starting to snore.
One in five (20%) passengers would attempt to wake a fellow traveller who was snoring, while at least one in five also admits to dribbling (21%) and a third sleeping with their mouth wide open (34%).
Jamie Anderson, First Great Western's Campaigns Manager, said: "We care about our passengers and the journeys they take with us so it was interesting to learn that having a snooze on board was actually a cause of embarrassment and stress for some.
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