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Termini or intermediate places along a railway route where passengers may board or leave a train.

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Can I take my granddaughter to her train platform when she travels to York? [closed]

My granddaughter is travelling to York. Can I take her to the platform for her train?
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Train from Vancouver to Seattle Airport

I'm looking at options getting from Vancouver, BC to San Diego and have discovered that a) there is (or was) a train between the two cities and b) flying from Seattle to San Diego is half the price ...
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How much time is the shuttle run from BWI airport to BWI Amtrak station?

There is an Amtrak station nearby to Baltimore-Washington International Airport (both are code BWI in respective travel systems). There is a 2.1 mile, 41 minute estimated walk duration open-to-...
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Carrying a Cargo Bike in European Trains?

Are there any (long distance) trains in Europe where I can carry a Cargo Bike with me? When saying cargo bike, I am just talking about a conventional long john bike, nothing big (with three wheels or ...
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What does "Gate W" mean for a track assignment of an Amtrak train at Penn Station?

I know of a number of different entrances to the Track 5-6 platform from various parts of Penn Station. This site contains a set of nice maps detailing the station layout, indicating the entrances to ...
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Random station next to the J Canal St station of the New York City subway?

Look at the gray station circled above. I have noticed this station at the J canal st line irl and by researching maps What was this station used for? Can I travel via this station?
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Children joining train later UK

I need to travel from London to the north and my children aged 5 and 8 will join me on the train at Milton Keynes, delivered there by their grandparents. If I book the ticket for all three of us from ...
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Is Seiryu Miharashi Station the only train station where passengers cannot enter or exit the platform?

I'm reading about the Seiryu Miharashi Station in Japan, which is a recently (2019-03-19) opened train station where passengers cannot enter or exit the platform, except via the train, as the platform'...
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Why does the T109 night train from Beijing to Shanghai have such a long stop at Xuzhou?

I read on https://www.china-travel-guide.net/trains/T109/ (mirror) the following schedule for the T109 night train from Beijing to Shanghai: Station No. Station Name Arrive Time Depart Time Stop Time ...
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Good Apps for travelers between cities in Europe especially

I travel a lot using mainly trains and buses sometimes also need taxis when i travel between cities. My question is what's the best mobile app (or others) that could help guide me when I'm in the ...
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Tips to go transfer from train station Paris Nord to Paris Austerlitz

According to google maps, the fastest way to transfer from Paris Nord to Paris Austerlitz is by catching metro 5 and ride for fourteen stops. It's a direct line that leaves every 4 minutes and only ...
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transferring from train arriving in Vienna to Vienna airport with more luggage then I can carry without a trolley

Last time I arrived by train in Wien Hauptbahnhof with 3 airplane checked baggage sized bags (23 kg each), transferred to a local train to Vienna Airport (Flughafen Wien) train station, and there was ...
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Park & Ride train station from East of London to Reading

From the London/Essex border, where is the nearest free or inexpensive Park & Ride station with a regular direct connection to Reading? I imagine that it would be on the far side of the Dartford ...
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How can I find my train platform number at Zurich?

I am traveling by train from Paris to Vienna, via Zurich HB, in a couple of weeks, and there is not much changeover time between the arrival in Zurich and the departure. I know the platform from which ...
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Is it possible to change tracks in the train station of Brussels Airport Zaventem without a Diabolo Pass?

I was just wondering if it were possible to go e.g. from track 1 to track 2 without needing to go through any gates that require a Diabolo Pass. I'm not planning on visiting the airport, just the ...
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Booking from different initiating station to get cornfirm tickets

I was booking ticket from Viramgam Junction to Madgaon as cornfirm tickets are available, however I will board from Khed which is more than 500 km from Viramgam. Will there be any problem even if I ...
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How manageable are <15 min connection times in Frankfurt Hbf?

I will be travelling from Lyon (France) to Dresden (Germany) and I was looking at several options. One of them is by train, but there are a fairly big number of connections, with rather short transit ...
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Transport from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca

How can i find information about the official bus/train prices from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca?
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Locker size at Frankfurt (Main) Hbf [closed]

I have 2 big luggage (size no. 2) and 1 travelling bag (flight cabin size). Can I use 1 locker to fit them all? Otherwise I will pack into only 2 luggages . Thanks!
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Which railway stations in the UK only offer travel in one direction?

Despite living relatively nearby, I have just recently learnt about Pilning station. That I have been unaware of it until now is not particularly surprising, as there are only two services a week. (it ...
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Change trains in Brest (Belarus) under 15 minutes?

My mother is arriving at the Brest-Tsentralny railway station at 10:28 from Moscow (train number 007M). Unfortunately, she only has 15 minutes to catch the train to Paris at 10:43 (train number 023Й)....
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Can I exit and reenter a UK station while waiting for a connecting train?

I will soon be making a journey by train that will require me to wait for around 90 minutes in a relatively small station. I would like to leave the station and wander into the nearby town during this ...
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Most remote passenger train station

I enjoy travelling to remote places and to places that can be accessed by train or boat but not by car. What passenger train station is furthest from any regular road? By regular road, I mean a ...
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Changing trains at Firenze S.M.N. train station - how fast can it be done?

We are traveling by train (already reserved) from Rome to Lucca in a couple of weeks with a train change at Firenze S.M.N. Itinerary: Rome Termini -> Firenze S.M.N. : Arrives @ 11:50 (Frecciarossa ...
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I will go from Montparnasse gare from CDG airport., France

In CDG airport (Paris) there are RER ticket vendor machine. There are few options on the screen as follows: (1) ticket for within paris city, (2) ticket for paris region, etc I will go from ...
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How to book a train ticket from Tblisi to Baku (online)

So as per my research, there is a train that goes from Tbilisi to Baku. I want to book the ticket online from Tbilisi to Baku. So I came across this website http://www.railway.ge/ which seems to be ...
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Is there any direct train from LHR Airport to Newcastle Gateshead?

We are to reach at 7.30 AM on LHR from India for further move to Newcastle along with 2 kids. Plz suggest what to do ? Piccadilly Line/ Tube/Taxi/Bus or any other mode?
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May I use a railway velocipede on actively-used British railways? [closed]

If a railway is still in use in UK, am I legally permitted to use a railway velocipede on it? (Or) Is it dangerous even if I can take it off the railway when I hear a train coming?
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How to find location on Cambridge-Mildenhall railway that still has tracks/rails?

I want to travel to the UK to take photos of the closed Cambridge-Mildenhall railway. I‘d like to find at least one place with all three tracks, however I can't see any rails on Google Maps. Do the ...
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Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon transfer time for a family

When I book with the Eurostar site to a destination in the south of France, they only offer a short Paris transfer time (54 minutes) between Gare du Nord Eurostar and Gare de Lyon TGV. Is this easily ...
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Periodic bleep in train station

I've been travelling recently and at multiple stations there have been speakers emitting a bleep every second. (For example Stansted Airports station). Is there a reason for this?
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How safe is Baltimore Washington Airport Amtrak station at night? [closed]

I am taking Amtrak train from New York Penn Station to Baltimore Washington International Airport Amtrak station next month. I am reaching BWI Airport Amtrak station at 2AM. After getting down from ...
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Tube from Heathrow to King's Cross

What is the Tube entrance called at Heathrow? Is it in the airline terminal? I am reading it is the Underground Station.
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Do trains run to Beni Nsar Port in Morocco?

I'm planning a trip to Morocco next year, and I'm looking at the feasibility of getting from Melilla to Fes by train. There's not station in Melilla, but Beni Nsar Port seems to be about a 20 minutes ...
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What is this short middle rail?

Around Paris, Transilien (suburban train) stations all seem to have a few short rail segments between two rails, immediately preceded or followed by an even shorter raised thing. Here's how it looks ...
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Where is the entrance to Seattle King Street Station?

You know, I have used this train station quite a few times in my life but I still do not know where the heck is the actual entrace to the !@#$ thing -- I mean, you can take a long walk to King Street ...
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Buying online ticket Berlin-Gliwice

I live in Canada and try to buy online two day time train tickets from Berlin to Gliwice Poland For May 03 . I can’t purchase it online for some reason but I am not comfortable to travel to Europe ...
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Found a lonely bike in Germany, what to do? [closed]

I am new in Berlin, i moved here one month ago. Yesterday night, just infront of the NeuKöln S Bahn Station, probably at 02:30 AM, I found a bike lying on the floor. It caught my attention since it ...
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How long do I need from landing to reaching the train station in Zürich Airport when arriving from London?

I am arriving at the Zürich airport from London, scheduled to arrive at 6:20pm in the evening. I am wondering if anybody has an approximate idea of how long it normally takes to get to the train ...
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Coach platform positions for trains in Austria

We'll be travelling in coach 10 of the EC 219 to Salzburg Hbf, Platform 9 and need to change to another train departing from Platform 4. We don't have much time and will probably need to use the ...
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finding platforms at Karlsruhe

I'm traveling from Munich to Karlsruhe, where I'll change trains for Besancon. I'll have 19 minutes to change trains with a big suitcase & a carry-on bag. Is there any way for me to find out at ...
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Plane to train transfer times at Copenhagen Airport

I'm flying into Copenhagen from London. I'm arriving at 14:15. I'm looking to book the train from Copenhagen Airport to Linkoping. It leaves at 15:20. Let's assume the plan arrives on time. Have I ...
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Is Hillingdon just an underground station? If so, where is Google getting its information?

I searched for railway stations near Uxbridge, and Google Maps gave me this: With regular trains to Slough on GWR: However, neither nationalrail.co.uk or Train Line recognise this as a valid journey....
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Subway train route in Newyork city(Penn Station - Battery Park)

I want to go to battery park, NewYork from Penn station, Newyork. I searched Google map for direction. I have some doubts about that route. What is the meaning of 1,2 (I circle those in red) 2.It ...
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Amsterdam Centraal or Sloterdijk station area?

For sightseeing in Amsterdam and traveling to Brussels, should we stay in Amsterdam Centraal area or can we stay at Sloterdijk station area? How difficult and expensive it is to travel back and ...
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Changing at Berlin Zoologischer Garten station

At Berlin Zoologischer Garten railway station, how long does it take to change from long-distance trains to a subway train? My ticket says that I have 7 minutes to change from platform 2 to U9. I'm ...
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What are Hotels on Salt Lake City Trax Light Rail?

Going to SLC in late Feb for snowboarding. Looking at staying in Murray, downtown and South Salt Lake so closer to resorts (Alta, Brighton, etc). How do I find out what hotels are walkable to light ...
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Paris to St Pancras international to Gatwick airport

How much time should one allow to change trains from the Eurostar platform (from Paris) to platform A at St Pancras going to Gatwick?
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Taking a train at Copenhagen airport

I'm travelling to Växjö on 1st of November, arriving to Copenhagen airport in Denmark and then taking a train to my final destination in Sweden. I am a person with restricted mobility so I'm having a ...
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Am I required to buy a train ticket in order to use the locker facility at Zurich station?

I will be traveling to Zurich by bus (Flixbus) and I'm going to need the locker facility at Zurich main station to keep my luggage. Am I required to buy a train ticket to use the locker facility?
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