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Even though IANAL, I think I can answer for the US and I am confident that the answer generalizes to the UK. "still in use" is not well defined. Many railroads want to abandon tracks but must go through a lengthy and tedious process to do so. Until they complete that process those tracks are legally considered "still in use" - but we known that there will ...


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TLDR: Join a sanctioned velocipede/speeder club... or volunteer at a heritage railway and earn the privilege. They sneak up on you You're wrong about being able to hear a train coming. Now in TV and movies, every time you see a train, you hear a "toot" of some kind. That's not the train. That's the foley, who is a sound engineer who inserts the toot in ...


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No you may not. You would be trespassing https://www.networkrail.co.uk/running-the-railway/looking-after-the-railway/delays-explained/vandalism-and-trespass/ It’s a criminal offence under Section 23 Regulation of the Railways Act 1868: this prohibits passage upon or across any railway line except for the purpose of crossing the line at an authorised point. ...


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As etmuse's answer correctly states, from a legal viewpoint you certainly can't simply plonk it down on the track and ride off without permission. Promising to pick it up when you hear a train won't change that. If you want to get permission, most track in the UK is managed by Network Rail. Their website provides information for operators. Only freight and ...


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No, you may not, this would be classed as trespassing. According to the Crown Prosecution Transport Offences site, the rule in question here is: Section 23 Regulation of the Railways Act 1868: this prohibits passage upon or across any railway line except for the purpose of crossing the line at an authorised point.


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Join or sponsor an Amateur Radio expedition. Many Amateur Radio enthusiasts like to collect radio contacts and postcards confirming these contacts (called QSL cards) from rare and distant locations (called DX). The richer hobbyists will sponsor or join a DX-pedition to some of the more exotic, uninhabited, locations that are rarely heard on the air. ...


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I can answer for Palmyra Atoll, as I happend to have come across this recently. From time to time, the US Fish and Wildlife Service seeks volunteers to work on Palmyra Atoll. The last call for volunteers went out in May, and it's a bit of a commitment: "Volunteers will be expected to work 8 hours a day 6/days per week for the entire ~3-4 months on Palmyra, ...


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Public Transport Victoria publish the Victorian Fares and Ticketing Manual, which explains in depth how ticketing and fares work. In particular, with respect to the myki Explorer card, this is simply a $6 myki Smartcard with $9 myki Money preloaded on it. (Locals pay $6 for a new card, too.) This is intended to be sufficient to cover the weekday fare cap ...


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There is at least one bus every hour, operated by Orléans Express. At peak times the busses will leave as soon as they fill up, often more than once during an hour. The busses run along Hwy 20, the main highway between Quebec and Montreal. As far as I remember there’s free wifi on the bus. Watch for two sub-stations: normally busses pick up/disembark ...


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I know someone who bought bikes for a whole family (and some friends) from marktplaats.nl and after their holiday sold them for more than he paid. Did cost him some weeks. I'd say for one week, without a friend to buy before you come and sell after you left, renting is likely the easiest cheap option. Railway station bike sheds often have good rates. This a ...


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Tenerife has a bus system (TITSA) with an English-language website, which includes a tourist-oriented section. Depending on how many people are carrying the four bags, and their sizes, this may or may not be viable. To get between Tenerife Airport North (Los Rodeos) and the ferry port (Estación Marítima), you will need to take Route 20 from the airport to ...


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Take a national bus to Penas blancas, walk over the border and the take a national bus to your final destination, on the way back you can take a boat and cross over to Los Chiles (Costa Rica). I did it when I was visiting Nicaragua after arriving by plane to Costa Rica


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