Questions tagged [train-stations]

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

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How to get a combined ticket in IRCTC (Indian Railway)

Suppose I want to go from Station A to Station C but Station C is not a stoppage of some train say train 01, so I can get a combined ticket from station A to Station B through train 01 plus Station B ...
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From Geneva airport to Lausanne station

On September 4, I will be arriving in Geneva by airplane at approximately 11 AM. After that, I need to go to Lausanne. I have two questions: Do I need to buy a train ticket online, or can I buy it ...
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How much does it cost to enter and leave the same station (JR line, Tokyo)

I'm going to pick an item up from someone in Tokyo. Problem is, it's about an hour away and therefore the journey is quite expensive. So he's agreed to meet me at his station on the platform so I don'...
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Can I travel from Gare du Nord to Gare Montparnasse? (Paris)

On Friday I'm going to Angers from Brussels. The train from Brussels, which is a Thalys, arrives in Paris Nord. 55 minutes later, the train to Anger, which is a TGV, departs from Gare Montparnasse. ...
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Where can I leave luggage in Frankfurt, either airport or train station?

I need to find a place to leave my luggage in lockers for 2 days in Frankfurt, either the airport (Terminal 1) or at the train station. I have to go by train to Stuttgart for 2 days without luggage. ...
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Why does Paris have two large train stations next to each other? (Gare du Nord, Gare de l'Est)

In Paris, there are two large train stations close to each other, but still separate and at a walking distance: "The (train) station of the North" - Gare du Nord, and "The (train) station of the East" ...
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What does “Shin” in a Japanese train station name mean?

Quite a few train stations have "Shin" in their name, then the name of the city. For example, Shin-Osaka, Shin-Sapporo, Shin-Kobe. What does it mean, and does it indicate the station is for ...
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What is the use of that Internal rail?

On Greek suburban railway (proastiakos) I noticed that on stations have an internal rail as long as the train platform: I was wondering what it the use for this internal rail? Also the suburban ...
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Is there luggage storage at Poroy train station (Peru)?

Peru Rail says: Is there luggage storage at the stations? Yes. Luggage storage is free at the Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu Stations, from 7 am to 7 pm for all PeruRail passengers. However ...
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How much transfer time do I need at Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof?

I am trying to book some train tickets on the Deutsche Bahn website. One of the tickets it is recommending involves a 7-minute transfer from one train to another at Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof. The ...
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Buying international train tickets between Slovakia and Ukraine

I am looking to travel between Kosice and Lviv by rail, and do a return trip from Kiev to Kosice 10 days later. However, international train tickets must be purchased at a ticket office. My questions ...
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Luggage storage / luggage check details at Vancouver, BC train station

I will likely be taking a train trip soon from Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA, and I'd like to know some details about the luggage storage facilities at the Vancouver train station: Is there luggage ...
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Where is the Gare du Nord taxi station?

I will be arriving at Gare du Nord train station from London. I will need a taxi. I have read, that there are clear signs indicating where taxis are located but I did not read exactly what's the ...
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Can you access the Roma Street Parklands from Roma Street Station, without a train ticket?

The Roma Street Parklands in Brisbane are located just on the north edge of the city centre, and feature a nice variety of plants, landscaped gardens, grass etc. They also have some rather unusual ...
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Change of boarding point on Indian Railways [duplicate]

i have booked my online ticket through irctc.co.in from Mumbai to chennai, but i forgot to change the boarding point to pune. will my seat will be empty when i board at pune. or else any procedure is ...