Due to the nature of my job, working hours are not your usual 8-5. As a result, I don't really have to squeeze with people on trains and buses during peak hours.
Additionally, I prefer taking buses to trains when I feel like having a seat on my trip. Trains are typically crowded at all hours nowadays that unless you're at the interchange, you'll never see an empty train arriving.
Trains are for people who like predictability in their travel routines.
I dread the day when our train trips become something portrayed in the following video.