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  1. Indian Rail

    Hello guys, As i had said before, I had decided to travel to India next year. The last time i was there, the Rail travel was the worst..no proper food, no clean surroundings and dirty places all over the station. It was long time ago, around 3-5...

    Started by robb01, 11-04-2008 05:21 AM
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  2. European Rail Travel

    Anyone thinking of travelling in Northern Europe? I've just come back from a trip to France, Belgium and Holland and gotta tell you, great trains, friendly and helpful staff, on time and felt very safe.

    Started by Dezzero, 03-01-2012 06:20 AM
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  3. Question To Greece by train

    I want to go from Ruse in Bulgaria to Greece (Thessaloniki) by train this August, and have just seen that Greece suspended all its international train connections a few months ago. How much hassle is it to take the train to Kulata, then walk/taxi...

    Started by beckstein13, 07-28-2011 05:26 AM
    bulgaria, bus, greece, kulata, train
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    02-27-2012 07:07 AM Go to last post
  4. U.S. Train Travel

    Thanks to soaring gas prices and airline fees, U.S. train travel is making a comeback. Have you taken a great train trip in the U.S. or Canada? Do you have questions or tips to share? Do it here! Related Stories U.S. Train Travel U.S./Canada...

    Started by SarahS, 07-22-2008 03:54 PM
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    02-04-2012 06:51 AM Go to last post
  5. European Rail Travel

    Got a question about rail passes? Post it here! But first, check and see whether your question is answered in one of the following articles: Eurail Passes European Country Passes European Train Tips

    Started by SarahS, 12-27-2006 02:27 PM
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    10-20-2011 03:49 AM Go to last post
  6. From Chicago to San Francisco

    Hi, I am Belgian and planning to visit the States for minimum two weeks during the summer (probably end of August till the beginning of September). I would want to take a plane to Chicago and from there take a train (eg Californian Zephyr) to...

    Started by roelvdh, 04-18-2010 08:02 AM
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    07-29-2011 07:35 AM Go to last post
  7. Smile Safe train travel

    I am planning on taking the train from North Carolina to Florida. The trip will be an overnight trip, about 15 hours. I do not plan on getting a sleeper, I will just sleep in my seat. What I would like to know is it safe for a women to sleep in...

    Started by BEC935, 01-21-2009 09:20 AM
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    07-13-2011 06:25 AM Go to last post
  8. Warning about buying from Rail Europe on line

    My daughter called today in distress. Having no credit cards, she'd bought a London-Liverpool ticket on line from Rail Europe in the US. When she got to the station - with the printout of her confirmation! - they wouldn't board her because she...

    Started by RichardNika, 06-24-2011 03:27 PM
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    07-08-2011 03:48 AM Go to last post
  9. Question TRavel on the Paris Metro or by cab?

    I will be arriving on the Eurostar from London on a Monday afternoon. I need to get from the Gare du Nord to the Gare Montparness in order to get a train to Rennes. Can anyone advise me how best to do this, and how long it will take, as I booked on...

    Started by Jackiego, 08-23-2007 01:41 AM
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    04-19-2011 09:00 AM Go to last post
  10. Eurostar

    Can anyone give me advice about the Eurostar Chunnel train? I'm assuming I'll need reservations. I need to go one way from Paris to London. Can I book this beforehand and get the tickets sent to me, or do I have to wait until I get to Paris? ...

    Started by PrincesseBonBon, 06-30-2008 07:57 PM
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    01-29-2011 10:29 AM Go to last post
  11. Railpass with "Reservation compulsory" trains

    Going from Monterosso to Interlaken in a few weeks. I have a rail pass that will cover Italy and Switzerland, but when looking at the train timetables, the trains from Monterosso to Milan and from Milan to Spiez say that they're "Reservation...

    Started by radams927, 06-17-2010 01:38 PM
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    01-13-2011 09:55 AM Go to last post
  12. inexpensive lodging near major amtrak stations

    I'm new to train travel, having taken my first (only a 12 hour) train trip last month to Chicago, but I amn hoping to do a three week rail pass in January. I'm prepared to sleep in coach seats (and maybe splurge on a roomette on the longest leg) but...

    Started by michaelangelo_byTrain, 09-21-2010 02:01 AM
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    09-21-2010 02:01 AM Go to last post
  13. Cheap Train To Munich

    I am searching for cheap train tickets from Cologne/ Kolone Germany to Munich for the weekend at the end of Sept, does anyone have any resources ie- websites or hotlines etc??? Thanks Jim

    Started by Jimmy, 06-06-2006 11:13 AM
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    09-06-2010 02:48 AM Go to last post
  14. Advice about U.S. train travel?

    My husband and I are planning a trip from Chicago to the west coast and back, but we're debating about the Southwest Chief vs. the California Zephyr vs. the Empire Builder. Advice?

    Started by tallulah, 08-16-2010 07:49 PM
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  15. Want advice about train trip out west

    For my retirement celebration, my husband and I are considering a train trip "out west." (We live in the Deep South.) We're thinking of taking the City of New Orleans up to Chicago; then the California Zephyr out to San Francisco; then the Coast...

    Started by tallulah, 08-09-2010 05:18 PM
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  16. train travel in Russia

    Hello-I will be in Russia with my dance group. A couple of us want to travel from Rostov to St. Petersburg, then from St. Petersburg to Moscow. Each website I check out for train travel has different prices, so it's hard to know what the "real...

    Started by lv2dance, 07-29-2010 01:14 PM
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    08-09-2010 03:48 AM Go to last post
  17. Toddler by train:I have not lost my mind

    I am travelling by train from Texas to New England this summer, with my toddler. We have a bedroom for the longest leg, and roomettes for most of the rest, the shortest leg only has coach available, so I'll just have to give the surrounding...

    Started by raederle, 03-08-2007 01:37 AM
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    07-23-2010 02:06 AM Go to last post
  18. Travel tickets in the UK

    I work at 1 of the major stations in the UK and the best way to get cheap tickets is to book in advance and it does not necessarily have to be trainline.com As a matter of fact I have seen lots of people with tickets bought from that site with...

    Started by denco10, 07-06-2010 08:25 AM
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  19. Empire Builder

    Peeps, My wife and I are travelling on the Empire Builder Amtrak sleeper train from Chicago to Seattle. Can anyone explain to me the etiquette for tipping the attendants? Cheers NYTim

    Started by NYTim, 06-09-2010 10:12 AM
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    07-04-2010 07:52 PM Go to last post
  20. Travel around Switzerland by rail

    We are very new to train travel. We want to do Switzerland highlights by rail. How easy is it to get around the train stations? We would be flying into Zurich. What about the send ahead luggage, is it worth the extra cost? We looked into...

    Started by bandbinPA, 05-08-2010 03:24 PM
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    05-18-2010 03:17 PM Go to last post
  21. Post Amtrak sleeping car allocation

    Hi I am taking a trip from England to the USA with my wife in November 2010 travelling on 3 of Amtraks overnight trains and have recieved my ticket print out which details the allocation of room and car on each train. Can the position of our...

    Started by allan7027, 02-18-2010 05:43 AM
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    05-05-2010 01:29 PM Go to last post
  22. Indian Railways is getting better online!

    There are many developments that have been taken place online for the Indian Railways. They have really increased and spread their image online to have access to a larger audience. What do you think are the developments that have altered their...

    Started by Carolin, 01-28-2010 02:21 AM
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    01-29-2010 01:27 AM Go to last post
  23. touring Morocco

    What can I expect while touring Morocco?

    Started by Mohammed Jilali, 12-15-2009 03:16 AM
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    12-22-2009 01:22 AM Go to last post
  24. Carry on Baggage

    The first (and very shortest part of my trip) is a train from Baltimore to DC and it has no checked luggage and 2 carry on bags. Where as the longest part of my journey from DC to Chicago allows 3 checked pieces. Will I be okay with my 2 suitcases...

    Started by deathcabforchristina, 12-18-2009 10:26 PM
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    12-18-2009 10:26 PM Go to last post
  25. Sending Travel Luggage on ahead

    Hello, On a recent business trip to our office in Shenzhen (from London), I took a week hols in Thailand on the way to break up the journey. Rather than lugging the 2 weeks worth of luggage (esp business clothes) around the beach, I took only a...

    Started by tjrundy, 10-13-2009 11:47 PM
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