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Is the Antequera-Granada high speed line open after 2019-12-15?

The Antequera-Granada high speed line opened 2019-06-26. When I search for tickets on the RENFE website, I find tickets up to and including 2019-12-15 for trains Granada-Madrid and Granada-Barcelona, ...
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When does high-speed rail between Seville and Granada begin?

Several tourism books and web sites state that high-speed rail service will begin in Andalusia in the first half of 2016. I suppose like most rail projects it won't meet the promised opening date, but ...
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Is there any power plug that passengers may use on the Yangon Circular Train?

Is there any power plug that passengers may use on the Yangon Circular Train?
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Booking for intra-EU trains

if I want to book a train, let's say, from Amsterdam to Brussels or from Brussels to Cologne, can I buy a ticket without need to show my EU card and hence without being registered in a system? And if ...
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Where can I find the up-to-date schedule for the Yangon Circular Train?

Where can I find the up-to-date schedule for the Yangon Circular Train? I've seen some old pictures and blog posts but I don't know: whether the schedule still applies, whether the end-of-2019 ...
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Seat issue confirmed or cancelled on Indian Railways?

When I booked my online ticket, my 1 and 2 was waiting list is now 1 and 2 RAC. Does this mean my seat was confirmed or cancelled? Will I get a seat or not?
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Ticket Booking in Nightjet

I have booked a ticket from Munich to Venice on nightjet for two adults. While booking on Nightjet's website, they asked only for name of one passenger. Since I am not a citizen of either Germany or ...
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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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Best Rail Pass for Italy

I will be visiting Italy for 5 days and plan to visit Venice, Florence, Rome and Amalfi coast (Solerno - because of better connectivity to Rome). Of the 5 days, 4 days I plan to use train (4 times) ...
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Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Firenze (Florence) direct train?

Is there a direct train or not and if there is, where can I book this mysterious thing? http://www.trenitalia.com/tcom-en doesn't show anything despite this https://www.italiarail.com/airport-...
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Can I Check a Hand Truck on an Airplane/Amtrak?

So I have this hand truck that I would like to bring home that I brought out in a car, but I am flying back. I figured I can't carry it on, but can I check it? It's about 50 inches tall, 21 inches ...
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Can I take my bicycle into all German trains?

I want to take a train with my bicycle from somewhere in Germany to Switzerland. Concerning this, I have a couple of question that all go to the same direction: Can I take my bike in every train? Or ...
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Bike transport from Haridwar to Bangalore

Can anyone help me that how can I transport my bike from Haridwar to Bangalore? Are there trains that have this facility?
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Why buy a first class ticket on Southern trains?

I have been traveling regularly to the south and I would love to know the benefits of upgrading to first class because to me it seems like there is none
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Claiming compensation for late service of Eurotunnel

Yesterday I was coming back from France using the Euro Tunnel, and they had substantial delays of about 90 minutes. Hence the question: when is it possible to claim any compensation from them for the ...
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What is the longest distance between two stops of a train route?

As a follow-up to this answer which states that the “Z” trains from Beijing to Hong Kong and which take 24 hours are actually non-stop services (permitting immigration formalities to take place in ...
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Luggage locker at Warsaw Central Railway Station

I am wondering if there are luggage lockers at Warsaw central railway station (I highly suspect there are) and if there are, do they have different size lockers? and I'd like to know the prices. ...
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Traveling on WestBahn with unreserved seats

I am traveling to Salzburg (Salzburg Hbf) from Vienna (Wien Westbahnhof) on the WestBahn train booked on thetrainline.com. While booking, I did not select "reserve seats" option. According to their ...
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Ticket availability on LNER (London to Sheffield) for Christmas Week

I was wondering if anybody knows when it will likely be possible to buy LNER tickets from London to Sheffield for dates falling around Christmas (21 December to 27 December 2019). I was also wondering ...
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Can I buy Shinkansen tickets that allow onward travel on JR regional trains?

The other day, I took a train trip from a station just outside the Kyoto city boundaries to Yokohama using the Nozomi Shinkansen for the Kyoto–(Shin-)Yokohama portion. I noticed on my outbound journey ...
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How are London zones calculated?

Inspired by Tyne and Wear metro: Tynemouth to Airport; only 2 zones?. Earls Court is in zones 1 and 2: Say if I travel from Waterloo (zone 1) to Earls Court (zone 1 and 2) and then to another ...
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Can you buy train tickets online for the Copenhagen to Malmö route?

I'm going to travel to Copenhagen for a weekend in the end of November, but I booked a hotel in Malmö, since it's around 2 times cheaper. Is it possible to buy train tickets online? If yes, where? ...
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I can't find my prebooked ticket or reference number for Stansted Express

I can't find my return ticket that I booked for Stansted Express where do I go for help retrieving a copy?
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Travelling from London to Italy's Amalfi Coast. Better to fly or take the train?

Is it cheaper to fly to Naples and take the train from there? How is the Euro rail experience from London to Italy? Would there be a lot of train transfers? Also, if anyone has a recommendation for ...
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Raileasy split ticketing purchased

have bought but they have not reserved any seats as requested saying it is not possible.Will be travelling in 10 weeks time. Can I take tickets to the station of departure and ask for reserved seats ...
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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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What is the quickest way to get from Naples to Ljubljana?

I'm trying to book a holiday where we need to travel from Naples, Italy to Ljubljana, Slovenia on July 6th 2020. I've looked at flying from Naples to Trieste, then getting a bus to Ljubljana, but I'm ...
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What is the most remote railway line in the world?

What is the most remote railroad in the world? By remote, I mean that: this railroad must be disconnected from any other railroad; this railroad must currently have scheduled passenger trains. ...
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Virgin trains advance ticket refund

I purchased an advance train ticket from virgin train from Manchester Piccadilly to Heathrow airport but I had to needed to travel through London Euston. I requested for a refund of my previous ...
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Deutsche Bahn: Reliable wifi on train?

There's a fair chance that I will be travelling between Düsseldorf (DE) and Poznan (P) frequently soon, using Deutsche Bahn. Since this is a fairly long trip, I'd like to ensure that I can open my ...
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Booking train tickets on RENFE site

Trying to book tickets from Madrid to Seville on RENFE site. The options I can see there differ significantly in price, depending on the service provider. AVE trains are generally more expensive, but ...
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On which trains in Japan is reservation mandatory?

The vast majority of Japanese trains have so-called non-reserved (or unreserved) seats (自由席, literally "free seats"), which do not allow reservation and are available on a first-come, first-served ...
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Do I really have to print my ÖBB ticket for international travel on ÖBB trains?

I have a PDF ticket from the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) for an ÖBB Nightjet train from Germany to Switzerland (not going through Austria). The PDF includes the following text: In Österreich ...
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3 or 4 days transport card in Paris including airport?

What is the most economical transport card for unlimited use for 3 or 4 days (starting from Saturday), including the train/bus from Charles de Gaulle Airport airport to the city.
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Using a London travel-card for a Reading-Oxford-London-Reading trip

I would like to make the journey Reading-Oxford-London-Reading. At Oxford I was told I can do this on an Oxford-London Travelcard: I just need to hold on to the ticket when I arrive at Oxford. At ...
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Vegetarian dishes on Russian trains (European part)

On Russian long-distance trains that include restaurant cars, should I in 2019 expect that I can buy full vegetarian dishes there? On those pictures of a 2015 menu on the Trans Siberian Express ...
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How far in Advance do I need to book tickets on the West Highland Line in Scotland for a Multi-part Journey?

I will be in Glasgow, UK in a few weeks, and I am planning a distance running excursion in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Since I won't have a car, I am considering options for taking ...
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Kids below 12 years of age with general ticket in sleeper coach in Indian Rail

Can we take a 8-year old child in a rail sleeper coach with a general ticket? If so what extra charges do we need to pay if we do not require extra berth?
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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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Kazakhstan to China by train in 2019?

Is it still possible to go from Kazakhstan to China by train? If I search on the web site of the national railway company Kazakhstan Temir Zholy, I don't find any connections to China.
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Is it allowed to buy a Probe Bahncard 50 repeatedly?

I bought a Probe BahnCard 50. It is now expired (I cancelled the subscription) and the trial period of 3 months is over. Can I buy a Probe BahnCard subscription again?
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Cheaper price ticket for UK railways with contactless

I am planning to travel from Gatwick airport to London and after checking in the Google Maps it suggested to use Thameslink or Southern railways. As I tried to book the ticket online, there is a ...
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What is the rail connection between Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Gare de Lyon like?

I'm hoping there is a regular shuttle service which is easy to find and fairly cheap.
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Can I take a boxed bicycle on a German train?

I will be arriving in Munich airport with my bicycle in a box (approx 140cm x 60 cm x 20 cm), can this be taken on the train to the city? (specifically the S1 or S8 trains)
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Cassiopeia Sleeper Train Japan - Tours?

The Cassiopeia sleeper train between Ueno and Sapporo was discontinued a while ago and we didn't get around to use it while it was still running. However, the Wikipedia site linked to a feature that ...
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How to buy & use train tickets from Algés to Lisbon

A similar question was asked 3 years ago for inner city transport cards, but this is for a different route, not using a transport card, and I am looking for more up to date answers. I'm going to ...
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Train from Nice to Moscow / Border Controls

I am hoping to travel by Train from Nice to Moscow next year before embarking on the Tran/siberian express. I understand the visa requirements but I am hearing though that there are issues with ...
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What is the cheapest metro system in the world?

When traveling I am trying to avoid using the underground/metro/subway because I want to see the city I am visiting, but sometimes for long distances it is much quicker than any other form of ...
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How to know if a JR train has unreserved seats? [duplicate]

On Japan, most trains have at least one car for unreserved seats but not always. Is there a way to know if a train has such seats? Unless I missed it the JR machines to book tickets and check time ...
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Train between Vienna airport and city center

This week I'm arriving to Vienna for 2 days. For now there are several questions: Does the 48-hours ticket include train from airport to city center? If not, are there any ways not to buy separate ...

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