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I think that it means just what it seems to mean: You can't use a “Rail Pass” because those stations are not in Belgium and you can't use the RailPlus card either because they are explicitly excluded from its scope despite being across the border. On the other hand, the Belgian Railways do offer separate special fares for stations close to the border, which ...


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You can't use the railpass to cross borders. The real meaning of their conditions got lost in translation. The Dutch version of the general conditions doesn't mention border stations, but border points (grenspunten). These border points are relevant in different reduction schemes (such as RailPlus). With a rail pass (or the cheaper GO pass for passenger ...


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I can't give you any specific information about the Palace on Wheels, but I can tell you that Indian's are very accommodating to people with dietary restrictions. Indian culture encourages individuality in religious practice, and that individuality often shows up as self imposed dietary restrictions (Gandhi is an excellent example). In rural parts of India ...


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Details vary depending on which station(s) you'll be using. In general, trains are announced on video screens and/or by audio announcements. Video screens are more common at larger stations and list the next several upcoming trains with arrival time, line name and track number. Audio announcements indicate a track number, train number, and time until ...


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You can reach the "Hauptbahnhof" from Tegel by riding the TXL-Bus (public transportation) which runs every 5 minutes. The fare is about 2.7€ and it will take about 15-20 minutes. Take a direct train to Leipzig from there. This is the Link to the german railway authority called Deutsche Bahn


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We were delayed by 3 1/2 hours last night! Having read the relevant Ts and Cs (and note that Eurotunnel is not governed by either the air or train regulators for delay claims), you can only claim expenses if you are forced to stay in a hotel overnight because the trains aren't running till the next morning.


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According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Subway website, the only places that the 3-day pass ("Tokyo Subway 3-Day Ticket") is available in the Tokyo metropolitan area are Haneda and Narita airports and Bic Camera (Yurakucho, Shinjuku, Akasaka Mitsuke, Ikebukuro, Shibuya East, Shibuya Hachiko, Shinjuku East, Shinjuku West, and Sofmap Akihabara). If you buy it at ...


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Yes you can cancel tickets of passengers individually. Login to your IRCTC account select booked history select the appropriate ticket then you can select check boxes side to the name of passengers and select Cancel ticket this thing only cancels particular ticket of that passengers and remaining tickets will be alive. Hope this helps. If you ...


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Yes, it should be doable. If you don't want to navigate the web sites, then go to a larger JTB travel or "Green Window" (Midori no Madoguchi) at the larger train stations where they speak English and make your train+car reservations there. Getting a GPS with English is very, very difficult. I haven't found one and GPS units in Japan are built-in, so they ...


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Yes, it is acceptable. However, it is etiquette that if the baby does start to make noise that you take it to the "deck" area beyond the doors (where the bathrooms, telephone, vending machines, etc.) are. This is the same protocol if you have to make or receive a telephone call, want to have a loud conversation with your seatmate, or do anything that might ...


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Your plan sounds otherwise OK, but you're going pretty early in the year: it's still going to be cold and wintery in Feb/March, with lows below freezing and occasional snow. I suspect the scenery would be better later in spring or in autumn. However, the roads should be open, so this isn't a blocker. Your IDP will be fine. For Japanese car rental ...


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First of all, here are the names in Thai of the stations you want. Mahachai and Ban Laem are really the same place, but you need to cross the river after arriving at Mahachai to get to Ban Laem, where the second leg begins. วงเวียนใหญ่ = Wongwian Yai มหาชัย = Mahachai บ้านแหลม = Ban Laem แม่กลอง = Mae Klong The timetable you’ve posted ...


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Rail safety in the US is a far cry from the images of the old movies. Just about all long-haul passenger operation in the US takes place on signaled lines protected by interlocking and under the watchful eye of a dispatcher at a desk (what's known as Centralized Traffic Control or CTC for short). The dispatcher will have a computer terminal in front of him ...


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I'm assuming you mean onboard. It's perfectly safe. I've travelled from Washington, D.C. to Chicago, and down to Austin, Texas (two and a half days). I've also done a bit in the Pacific North West, and from NYC to Phily. So I feel I can speak on this a bit. (I also did a LOT of it in Canada on a coast to coast trip, but that was split up with buses ...


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As per revised rules, the waitlisted e-tickets will be cancelled automatically. See the section 3.4 (3rd point) of this page. However high court already ordered to make it same as physical ticket (i.e. it should not cancelled as ticket purchased from reservation counter).


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I think adding GoEuro for europe is important, specially because you can do booking. Note that I work for the company.


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The safer seat direction and position within the car will depend entirely on what kind of accident happens. If your train derails and hits a bridge, you want to be in the back, facing rearwards. If it is stopped and gets rammed from behind, you want to be in the front facing forwards. If it catches on fire in a tunnel, you want to be at whichever end is ...


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Thanks to @Relaxed 's helpful comments I now know at least the power situation: right now you might find yourself on a train where only first class has power but this is changing and at some indefinite point in the future every seat will have power. Details: The SBB timetable change on 14 December 2014 says: From 14 December, passengers will be able to ...


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You can take a regional / commuter train, called Rodalies in Catalunya. Train line R2 goes from the Terminal 2 at the airport to Barcelona Sants (the main station in Barcelona) where you can change to the train to Tarragona (line R14, R15 or R16). The complete trip costs €7 and takes around 1 hour 30 minutes, and trains run at approximately 30 minute ...


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The easiest way would be to take a taxi right at the airport. But it will be also the most expensive. BCN airport is quite bad connected with train, and the trains arriving at the airport link with Barcelona, not with other cities. On the other hand Barcelona is well connected with Tarragona by rail; maybe you looked for "Camp de Tarragona" station? This is ...


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We rented a car when we did that exact same trip. The car rental was inexpensive and the journey itself very easy now that Google maps works everywhere. The only problem was that parking in Tarragona itself was a pain and the hotel downtown in the tourist area charged us through the nose for their parking. If we were to do it again, we'd still drive (such a ...


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I think what you're are looking for is an analysis similar to the one published by Vocativ, so if one looks at the analysis and one of the underlying studies published by Robert Thomas Anderson at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign the safest cars would be 1-2 from the back with seats in the aisle in the front of those cars facing to the rear where 2 ...


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Trains from Zurich to Milan are serviced by a number of companies. For routes that start with InterCity trains, Wi-Fi is offered in 1st class. Source Routes using InterRegio have free Wi-Fi, RegioExpress trains may also have Wi-Fi, please confirm. Source I don't know about EuroCity trains.


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There are a few YouTube videos that turn up on a search for Amtrak "unscheduled stop", including ones at Cortlandt (a Metro-North station) and Old Saybrook (a Shore Line East stop that does get Amtrak service, but not normally train 160). But consider that unlike a plane, a train does not have to be at a terminal to make an unscheduled stop. Anyone who has ...


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The answer unfortunately is NO The National Rail Conditions of Carriage states that lost or mislaid tickets will not be replaced nor will refunds be made in respect of them. You will need to book new tickets if unable to find the old ones. If you are in a position with only half the ticket (seat reservation and no ticket) then you will have to buy a ...


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Found a case of someone else who successfully did this: They had a signal failure / fire and after a bunch of delays, missed their train at King's Cross. Long story short, they applied at the TFL station for a 'delays on the underground compensation form', in which the supervisor puts your surname and details of the delay, and they sent this off, and ...



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