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Why People Prefer Travelling By Train

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Why People Prefer Travelling By Train
27 months ago, April 25th 2012 No: 1 Msg: #155279  
Why People Prefer Travelling By Train Reply to this

27 months ago, April 25th 2012 No: 2 Msg: #155289  
Traveling by train is cheaper compared to traveling by plane. Also, if you are interested to see the country side, this mode of transportation is perfect. Reply to this

27 months ago, April 27th 2012 No: 3 Msg: #155363  
There is absolutely no way I could have seen so much of China in such a short time traveling by train, or any combination of public transport. Drive ! Reply to this

27 months ago, April 27th 2012 No: 4 Msg: #155368  
I'm not really a landscape type of person so i'd much rather fly, get to where i'm going with a glimpse from the plane of what the terrain is like...but if you could get somewhere in 2 hours rather than 10, i'm all for it! sorry, flying for me Reply to this

27 months ago, April 28th 2012 No: 5 Msg: #155403  
Train is my favourite means of travel. There is something about the rhythmic motion and noise of this mode of transport whilst viewing the changing scenery that I find totally enthralling. Reply to this

27 months ago, April 29th 2012 No: 6 Msg: #155450  
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I totally agree with Shane. If time were not a factor I'd choose train over plane every time. Reply to this

27 months ago, May 2nd 2012 No: 7 Msg: #155589  
I like economic material benefit Reply to this

27 months ago, May 8th 2012 No: 8 Msg: #155949  
We traveling by train from Germany to Paris, first train experience ever, was a wonderful and inexpensive way to see the countryside in Europe, was surprised when we ordered a BLT on the train...they do not cook bacon! Would certainly travel by train again.

Happy Traveling!

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26 months ago, May 15th 2012 No: 9 Msg: #156241  
There is something about the adroit motion and babble of this approach of carriage whilst examination the alteration backdrop that I acquisition absolutely enthralling. Reply to this

26 months ago, May 22nd 2012 No: 10 Msg: #156488  
It is a good way to travel, to enjoy the scenery along the way Reply to this

26 months ago, May 22nd 2012 No: 11 Msg: #156497  
Train is sexy. Train is romantic. I felt in love with train as a kid. Still love it. It is way quicker that the car. Relaxing. Most of the time comfortable. Sleeping in a train is easy.

Plane is fast and I like it too, but most of the time even if your flight time is only three hours you are going to lose all day. With the train you are going from downtown to downtown and you only need to be there a couple minute before boarding, in most case.

love driving and you get to see a lot doing so too...

Nick Reply to this

26 months ago, May 24th 2012 No: 12 Msg: #156630  
Its cheapest, fast and best way to travel which is not too much risky. Reply to this

26 months ago, June 3rd 2012 No: 13 Msg: #157154  
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I dont know if i would choose train travel over plane travel,

though i know with 100% confidence i would choose train travel over coach travel, even if it was slower

Its far more enjoyable, comfortable, slower to enjoy things you wouldnt see stuck on a busy motorway. Theres less of a chance of being conned too, which can only ever be a plus!

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26 months ago, June 6th 2012 No: 14 Msg: #157293  
We love train travel. We take them whenever we have the time.

On our bucket list is the Copper Canyon Train trip in Mexico, the Orient Express, and The Siberian Railway. I'm sure their are several others on our list but none a leaping to my mind at this point.


We've only taken a train a few times but have loved it each time.

We took the train from Seattle to Vancouver, Canada one year Memorial Day weekend. The people who drove had a 4 hour back up at the border-- so train travel can be a time saver.

We took the train from Sydney to Perth-- amazing

We took the 3rd class train from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi-- a life experience. We took the train from Bangkok to Chaing Mai and from Hue, Vietnam to Nha Trang....at least we were supposed to. The floods wash out the track... guess you'll have to read the blog if you want to hear more.

We love the sounds, the rhythmic motion and the romance.
You can relax, meet new people and enjoy the scenery. There is a lot to be said for not having to drive so you can enjoy what is around you.

Happy train travel.


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25 months ago, June 20th 2012 No: 15 Msg: #157868  
I had been travel many places and I prefer a train for travelling, travel in a train is a low cost and you can see some new places which are not famous. so train travel is best for visitors.
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25 months ago, June 23rd 2012 No: 16 Msg: #157951  
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I had been travel many places and I prefer a train for travelling, travel in a train is a low cost and you can see some new places which are not famous. so train travel is best for visitors.

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25 months ago, June 30th 2012 No: 17 Msg: #158172  
Although flying is quite often a lot more convenient and quicker, I love travelling by train - I think I just love the idea of going somewhere far away but taking a very long time to get there. It feels quite old fashioned and in some ways a more authentic way of getting somewhere.

This gives you the opportunity to truly relax, sit and stare at the world go by or meet some really, really interesting people.

It doesn't matter where you're going, it's the journey that is the more important experience.

Great trips I've done so far - Barcelona to Venice (via Interlaken, Switzerand) - split over 3 weeks
Johannesburg to Cape Town (and back) - 28 hours of greatness. South Africa is so gorgeous is more ways that I knew of.
Flagstaff, Arizona to Chicago; Chicago to New York.

Trips planned -
INDIA!!
London-Paris-Moscow-Beijing Reply to this

25 months ago, July 2nd 2012 No: 18 Msg: #158270  
I love traveling by train and would choose it over bus travel any day. It feels safer than a bus with no traffic concerns. Airtravel I usually save for longer trips as one wastes so much time in airports and you see little scenery.

We have just done the Bergen to Oslo train trip and had so much scenery and variety of weather! Another memorable train trip for me was Beijing to Lhasa. My mother told me about it after she saw something on tv and after that I just had to work it into our trip!

In 2002 we bought a 3 months Eurail pass and that was the best because we could mostly just decide at the last minute and jump on a train. Loved every minute of it!

~Judy Reply to this

25 months ago, July 5th 2012 No: 19 Msg: #158415  
Train is attractive and loving. I sensed in really like with train as a kid. Still really like it. It is way faster that the car. Getting to sleep in a train is easy.

Plane is quick and I like it too, but most of time even if your journey time is only three time you are going to get rid of all day. With the train you are going from town center to town center and you only need to be there a several instant before getting on, in most case. Reply to this

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