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Railteam/HOTNAT when the next train is the following morning - can I claim for hotel costs?

I was recently stuck in Brussels overnight when my DB ICE train from Germany was cancelled. DB did eventually get me to Brussels, but it wasn't in time to make my Eurostar connection to London. This ...
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Do automatic refunds of Oyster Cards journey time fines count towards the limit of 3 fare refunds per month?

An upvoted answer on Do you need to take the most direct route with an Oyster Card? inspired me to ask this question. I do not live or work in the UK and don't have intention to use the Oyster Card ...
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International train left Italy with 90 minutes delay and arrived 110 minutes late. Can I be compensated and where to claim?

Recently, I took an Eurocity train from Italy to Switzerland. I purchased my ticket from a Trenitalia self-service kiosk at Milano Centrale. The train left with a delay of 90 minutes. My destination ...
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Seeing ticket allocation before paying on Nightjet

I am booking for a family of 5 to travel on a NightJet service Amsterdam-Munich. There are limited options available (no couchettes and no option to book whole compartment). I am happy to book the 3-...
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Historical Data on Rail Fares (Ticket Prices)

I found this historical table of ticket prices per kilometer for the German Federal Railways: www.pro-bahn.de/fakten/fahrpreise. It even goes so far as to distinguish between "short-haul" ...
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Re-routing and assistance rights for delayed Interrail/Eurail passengers

tl;dr: EU regulation 1371/2007 describes in articles 16 to 18 train passengers' rights to reimbursment, re-routing, compensation and assistance in case of train delays and cancellations. Are these ...
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Is there a reliable source of Deutsche Bahn historical punctuality data?

After missing a few train connections this summer, I'd like to understand if certain train connections aross Europe are reliable. So I want to build a database of each intercity/long distance train in ...
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Where to buy metro bus tickets near Frihamnen Cruise Terminal, Stockholm Sweden

In Sept. 2022 we are arriving at Frihamnen Cruise Terminal (Frihamnsgatan, 115 41), Stockholm Sweden. We must purchase metro bus tickets before getting on the bus. There is an ICA Kvantum Grocery ...
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Are there electrical outlets in Amtrak California Zephyr bedrooms?

How many electrical outlets are there in a bedroom on the California Zephyr? Where are they located? Any photos showing this?
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Is travelling allowed in Uttarakhand without E-pass?

Looking for a small vacation since it's been a long time hiding inside home. If anyone could share the exact travelling guidelines for Uttarakhand it will be great. Is e-pass required for the travel? ...
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Bicycles on Batumi-Tbilisi train

I remember, some years ago, you could just take your bicycle on the trains in Georgia. With a bit of haggling. But as they changed the wagons to modern Stadler, is this still possible? And how would I ...
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Taking the Colombo-Galle train while on a cruise ship stop

I will be on a Round-the-World cruise, calling Colombo 18th March. The ship arrives at 7 a.m. and leaves at 10 p.m. I hope to take the train from Colombo Fort at 10.30 a.m., arriving in Galle at 12.45 ...
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Is there a tool that shows a map with destinations and travel time from a train station?

Essentially a map like this walking and public transport distance x travel time calculator but for UK and international rail journeys. There is the direkt tool by DB which is great but it only has ...
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Upgrade ticket booked via trainline.com and then refund it

I booked a non-refundable train ticket from London to Paris (return journey) via Trainline just today. Unfortunately later that same day I put my passport through the washing machine, completely ...
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Can a Italo "booking contact" be counted as any other category than Adult?

I have booked a Italo Più train between Milano Centrale and Bologna. I am counted as a Young regarding their age guidelines. However, I am the person booking the ticket and traveling with an Adult. ...
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Gave a wrong ID number for a Spanish railway (Refne, AVE) ticket. How likely is this cause an issue?

I'm travelling by train in Spain this weekend as an EU citizen. I reserved and paid for an AVE ticket online. I gave my ID card number as the number of travel document. However, it seems there has ...
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Is there any power plug that passengers may use on the Inca Rail train between Cusco and Machu Picchu in Peru?

Is there any power plug that passengers may use on the Inca Rail train between Cusco and Machu Picchu in Peru?
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train planning using 3rd party HAFAS ReST interface frontends

Apart from various official sources such at bahn.de, sbb.ch, or bene-system, there exists a HAFAS ReST Interface that offers options that are not presented in the typical web frontends. For example, ...
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When can I book a ticket for 1 November 2023 on renfe.es for Madrid to Badajoz?

I am trying to book a ticket from Madrid to Badajoz on https://www.renfe.com/es/en for Wednesday 1 November 2023 and the search results are empty. There are results e.g. for Wednessday 11 October 2023....
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How to sell an ÖBB Nightjet ticket?

We bought two tickets for each of two separate Austrian Railways (ÖBB) Nightjet trains from Amsterdam to Innsbruck. The plan was to decide later which ones we would use. The problem is that we ...
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Combined tram/train ticket from Casablanca Airport to Casa Voyageurs to Fes

Let's say we're flying into Casablanca airport and want to take the tram to Casa Voyageurs and then a train to the city of Fes. I am able to buy a ticket from the oncf-voyages website with the ...
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Any travel insurances covering canceled flights/trains before the day of departure?

Suppose we're dealing with the following scenarios (that actually happened to me): Being in the middle of a trip in the US, Amtrak canceled the train that I was supposed to take 10 days before the ...
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Trains - Are the IZY trains very strict on luggage dimensions?

Please share your experience. This concerns the pan-European IZY trains which arrive in France. Do you have to be very careful to follow luggage restrictions mentioned on the website?
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Seville to Cadiz by train in May - should we buy tickets in advance?

We (2 people) will be taking a train from Seville to Cadiz in May. It will be a Tuesday at about 10.00am. Would there be any need to buy tickets in advance or will we be okay to buy tickets when we ...
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Train Chepe Chihuahua Regional in December

Does anybody has experience taking the Chepe's Train in Chihuahua, Mx? The cheap one (regional) on December? People says that you have you buy the tickets 10 days in advance, other people says that 4 ...
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How can I set up a ticket alert for Trenitalia trains that haven't been loaded yet?

Around the December timetable change, Trenitalia is notoriously late in loading night trains between Sicily and Northern Italy (as The Man in Seat61 writes: The Milan-Sicily night train usually gets ...
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Missed last international day train connection due to previous train delay, railway proposes a sit-up-all-night alternative instead. I need to sleep

I was due to catch the last train from Zurich to Munich of the day. My trip began elsewhere in Switzerland. Due to a 20-minute delay of a previous train on the way to Zurich, I missed the connection ...
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Bus to Train for Trip from Riva del Garda to Verona

My son is taking a one day break from a study abroad program and wants to spend it in Verona (His group will be in Riva del Garda.) The tentative plan is to take the Trentino Trasporti bus Route B332 ...
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Glacier Express Website Booking Issues

I want to take the Glacier Express from Zermatt and disembark at St. Moritz. We are a couple, and both of us hold the Swiss Travel Flexi pass, so we only need to reserve our seats by paying the seat ...
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Registration IRCTC

I have troubles with registration IRCTC. I have tried to follow the steps suggested on How can I register for IRCTC internationally (without a +91 mobile number)?, but I keep on getting the message "...
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