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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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No, the prices on Russian trains never go lower. The prices depend on three parameters: For the so-called "dynamical pricing", enabled on "best" Russian trains (and Sapsan of course), the prices depend on the number of tickets left, so the less tickets left, the higher the price. The prices also depend on date, that is, for the same number of tickets left ...


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I've done both several times (as well as obshi class in Kazakhstan/Uzbekistan - but that's a whole different story). I've had one crazy trip in kupe - my first. There were Russians, and they had vodka. And I was inexperienced. It was rough. However, even then, when I was under the weather, I found the top bunk is the best. You can retreat there, and ...


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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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Checking a couple of TOCs, including Southeastern Railway and ThamesLink there seems to be a general exemption with identical wording: Delay Repay is a national scheme train companies use to compensate passengers for delays. You can claim compensation if you're delayed by more than 30 minutes when you travel with us (except when delays are caused ...



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