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A quick chat on the train

Had an interesting trip home today. I don't know what it is but you always seem to get into really interesting chats when you bother to interact with strangers. I had one such experience this afternoon on the way back home from work..
The train was delayed, as usual and the thronging masses were increasing by the minute. It was going to be a hot and uncomfortable journey.
Anyway, we got about three stops out and I found myself shuffled next to the door in the strange but customary train stop dance. The one where people always seem to change position at each stop and unsuspecting commuters find themselves quickly in the door spot. The spot where you have to get off and on the train at each stop so that other people can get out. Grrrr.... 
So, at this particular stop I got out as per usual, let people off and then attempted to get back on again. Except, something was pulling me back. I heard a voice from behind me say "You'll be alright now". I turned around and this …