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Yes, you will be able to get through the barrier at your destination. It’s common for barriers to be open at certain times of day, in which case you don’t need to put your ticket through. Some stations don’t even have barriers at all! Since you mention Southeastern, it’s worth being clear that this applies if you’re using a National Rail ticket, either on ...


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No; with the exception of the odd tourist line (ie heritage railway), there is no regularly scheduled passenger rail service in Mexico outside metro, light rail, and commuter railways in the Mexico City area. There is certainly no cross-border passenger train.


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Tijuana is isolated from the rest of the Mexican rail system. That railroad actually loops back into the United States to make the very difficult crossing of the Peninsular Ranges of mountains. (which is why there isn't a crossing on the Mexican side). It was built by US interests to serve San Diego. The Mexicans handle freight on their side, but it all ...


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These appear to be the tracks of the Baja California Railroad. According to Wikipedia, it offers freight service only; there is no indication of passenger facilities of any kind. Moreover, it only runs as far as Tecate, where it connects back to a railroad on the US side. It does not connect to any other railroad in Mexico. The San Diego Trolley serves ...


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There doesn't seem to be a specific luggage limit, however you may have to pay extra for items that exceed your "standard" storage allotment which is overhead and below your seat. The fee itself seems not a problem (less than 1.50 Euro per piece) but it's unclear how this is managed and where the extra items will go. I'm guessing a lot of it will ...


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If you're in the UK, you can subscribe to Railmiles. It is primarily aimed at the UK as it will automatically fill in details like the operator, train ID, stock allocation (where available), booked and actual departure and arrival times, etc., using data from Realtime Trains. It does let you enter journeys for abroad though; there's nothing stopping you ...


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No passenger trains towards the US via San Ysidro according to https://www.bts.gov/browse-statistical-products-and-data/border-crossing-data/border-crossingentry-data, which provides some detailed statistics on border crossing to the United States: The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) Border Crossing Data provide summary statistics for inbound ...


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There are trains from Treviso Centrale to Trieste. Check on bahn.de. You most probably wont make the last train from Sezana, so spend the night in Trieste.


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190 km/h is academic for the XPT.It's original Paxman Valenta engines were downrated from the British HST that the XPT is based on, with the real power car providing even less power as it generated electricity for the passenger cars. All up and XPT consist has about 70-75% of the power of the HST. The diesel Tilt Train is a higher performer than the XPT, it ...


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