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This is what the compartment should more or less look like (pic from Wikipedia): As you guessed, there is no changing room or something similar. A pillow and sheet like you see in the picture are provided. There is some variation, but most people will sleep in comfortable street clothes or close to that. Usually at the end of the coach there are toilets ...


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For most purposes, German train tickets have three price categories: local and regional trains (branded S, RB or RE), 'regular' long-distance trains (IC or EC) and 'express' long-distance trains (ICE). Your ticket is only valid for transport in the cheapest train categories (S, RB or RE). The easiest option to find only these trains in the DB route planner ...


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My experience on French sleeper trains is that people get changed lying down on their bunk. Those who require extra privacy will slide into the sleeping blanket before removing their clothes. The top bunk will also guarantee you extra privacy since it's only visible by the adjacent bunk and not by the ones below. There is no dress code for sleeper trains. ...


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This is covered in the Frequently Asked Questions about Advance fares section of the National Rail Enquiries (internal) Knowledgebase (iKB), which isn't available online officially. However, one of the nice members of Rail UK Forums posted that to their site earlier in response to a different query. The relevant question in the FAQ is this: Q22 - Can a ...


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All trains to Crimea have been shutdown on December 27, 2014: From December 27, 2014 services to Crimea terminate at stations in Novooleksiyivka and Kherson. The measure is designed to ensure the safety of railway traffic. Kyiv-Simferopol train No. 11-12, Kyiv-Sevastopol train No. 28-27, Kovel-Simferopol train No. 88/87, Lviv-Simferopol train ...


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Except for a few special cases, a ticket to London Terminals is only valid until you reach your first of the London Terminals. It is almost never valid by tube. As explained on the National Rail Enquiries website in the London Terminals section Tickets issued for travel to/from London usually show 'London Terminals' as the destination/origin rather than ...


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"Supplementary charge" might not be the best way to put it but the text as a whole is reasonably clear. Basically, that ticket (like many other tickets in Germany) is not valid on long-distance trains. On the DB timetable search results, you can find out whether a train is a long-distance train by looking at the "Products" column. All ICE and IC trains are ...


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The London Overground is part of the national rail network (here). According to the previous answer ("Through domestic or international tickets"), connections on the national rail network allow those on an advance ticket to continue on the next available train. However, they also technically need to verify that you were actually on the delayed train (it is ...


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Regular tickets to Brussels bought in the Benelux (i.e. not the special Thalys, Eurostar, etc. international tickets) are typically marked as “Zone Bruxelles”. The English-language version only has a definition but the French-language website of the Belgian railways lists the following stations as part of the “Brussels zone”: Berchem-Ste-Agathe, ...


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There is no train station at Tegel airport. You best shot is to take the TXL Jet Express bus http://www.berlin-airport.de/en/travellers-txl/to-and-from/buses-and-trains/local-public-transport/ to the central station (Hauptbahnhof). There are plenty of train connections to Halle. Every two hours there is a non stop high speed train that does the trip in a ...


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You can use the trainline's ticket alert service. You put in the route and date you want and your email, and it will email you when advance tickets become available for that route. You don't have to then book with the trainline, though they obviously want you to do so. Note that it does not cover Eurostar services (for which I don't know of an easy way to ...


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If you're travelling in a small group (e.g. a couple), you can also get a compartment to yourselves for a fairly small extra charge - the Jan Kiepura from Cologne to Warsaw has compartments from 1 to 3 berths as well as the 4 or 6 berth couchettes - or if you're feeling flush, also has 1 and 2 berth deluxe compartments with a private shower and toilet. ...


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This should not be a problem. Conventionally, Japanese names are written with the surname first. They are applying the same convention to your name.


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In other words: is there a policy that a document used in a train booking must also be acceptable for entry and exit from Russia? No, there is no written policy for that. The only thing you should be aware of is the conductor during the board check validates your document and ticket. The document number and your names in it must be the same as in your ...


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Yes, you will be offered food for free in the Nizzamuddin Eruklam Express (12284) as you are already charged in ticket. For evidence see the screenshot below which I took in the IRCTC website while booking ticket for the same train. To answer your second question the train usually reaches Manglore on time.


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Going to the official TrenItalia site as of today (end of April) for mid June: I see there is essentially one travel solution where you first take a fast train from Florence to Rome and then a sleeper to Tropea (so I didn't bother checking for the return). You have to choose your type of seats/beds so make sure you get to this page by clicking on the ...


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Which Stations Are Accessible? TMB says that all the Metro network is wheelchair accessible, except for a few stations (15 out of 156). These tend to be the older/non-recently-refurbished stations. The Barcelona Metro map lists them: This website lists all the stations with lifts. Locating Lifts TMB also says that you can locate accessible stations ...


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I don't think such a thing exists, because unlike airline tickets or hotel rooms, train tickets aren't generally sold as a limited resource - for most European trains you can walk up to the station and buy a ticket 5 minutes before the train leaves, at full price. As these on-the-day tickets aren't usually tied to a particular train or seat, they also don't ...


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Last minute deals on train tickets are not generally allowed - for instance, such deals are prohibited by ORCATS (the inter-company ticket settlement system) rules in the UK. Discount tickets in the UK must be available from when reservations are first made available (normally 90 days before departure). This is why the prices rise, as the cheapest class of ...


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An excess fare is payable according to this operator's typical conditions of carriage for various transgressions of the ticket actually used: (Summary) Travel in the right train(s) and the right part of the train(s) - otherwise you could be charged an excess or Penalty Fare. You may only change from standard class to first class areas if a member ...


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Hard to say in general. Not all strikes stop all trains. Some will stop only local trains or only international trains. Other strikes will be more general and make all train travel impossible. Mostly you can only be sure on the day, as mostly the train companies only know on the day whether they have to cancel the trains. If you have the flexibility to ...


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Definitely not the platzkart! I'm serious, you'll never get a calm trip if you are in there. Platzkart has additional side places across the train, so it's up to 52 people there in a car compared with 4 * 9 = 36 people in kupe car. Also, if you have an upper place (the even one), you simply can go upstairs, and rest for whole trip (yes, there is a ...


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Yup, Kosovar guards boarded at Jarinje (last Kosovo station) and briefly checked everyone for two minutes and then got off. Then at Rudnica (first Serbian station) Serbian guards boarded and started the check after the Train left the Station. They wrote down some stuff on a Piece of paper whilst checking everyone's ID (including my Swedish ID Card), and then ...


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No, I'm afraid there are no power outlets in these trains except in the bathrooms & in the hallway... You can still take a portable battery with you to charge your phone... during the night.


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I did this trip from the center of Edinburgh about a year ago. If someone with more local knowledge comes along with improvements, that would be appreciated. You'll need to get from the airport to the train station, either Edinburgh Waverly (the main train station) or Edinburgh Haymarket (slightly closer to the airport). You can do this with the Airlink ...


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Given the designation of the train it is unlikely that Georgian Railway system will give you anything different than the Azerbaijan's Railway booking system so there are no other stops between Rustavi and Tbilisi. As far as Tbilisi-Uzl is concerned it actually is short for "Тбилиси Узловая" (Tbilisi Hub for lack of better translation) which is a name for a ...


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As chx pointed out, you will need to clarify what "best" is. Cheaper? Faster? Most convenient? Most frequent? I'll concentrate on the train part. There are two train stations in CDG: "Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 1" is only served by the "RER" (suburban train / express metro). It is located in "Roissypôle", which is about halfway between Terminal 1 and ...


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The answer to your question is no. Practically, your option is to tolerate the maximum fare [in breach of the TfL conditions of carriage] and claim a refund, which will be granted unless you make a habit out of it. 6.8.5 [...] If you do not touch in at the start and touch out at the end of your journey, you may be charged a maximum fare and this journey ...


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Searching on Matrix, it is possible to find a fare from, for example, OXF (Oxford railway station) to MUC (Munich). An example fare is Carrier 9B ZNXADT OXF to LON, where 9B is the IATA code for AccesRail (in this case a National Express Coach journey) connecting to fare Carrier KL T7WKWGB LON to MUC, where KL is KLM. The fare rules for the 9B fare contain: ...


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Deutsche Bahn offers "Sparpreis" saver fares up to a few minutes before departure. However, these are the regular saver fares that only rise and almost never fall in price if you are getting nearer to departure, Up until last December Ltur offered such tickets however that promotors on has stopped. A month ago they once again had a few without long notice ...



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