Author Topic: Do you ever travel by train?  (Read 13499 times)

Hepcat

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Re: Do you ever travel by train?
« Reply #90 on: August 13, 2019, 09:15:52 AM »
This is a nice site on train car diners ... http://www.pinterest.com/clipperbay/train-car-diners-of-america/

I'd love to go to the Rock & Roll Diner one day ...   http://www.rockandrolldiner.com/






Oh yeah! A trek on the Rock & Roll Diner would be a fabulous excursion!

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Re: Do you ever travel by train?
« Reply #91 on: August 13, 2019, 09:26:49 AM »
...caught the Trans Canadian across to British Columbia, hopping off every other day for a 2-3 day honeymoon reclamation effort after the twin towers.

If you were hopping off every other day, would that trip not take about five to six days?

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But the train trek especially into little-town West VA was spectacular.  I'll always want to hop off on the small stops and avoid the big city ones. 

But that was tres expensive.  The version to our Calif locales wouldn't take so much time but the opportunities to stop at small towns is almost nil, compared to East Coast transits.

It's just sad that passenger trains don't stop at or even travel through so many destinations anymore. I can think of six or seven routes abandoned within my memory that I'd love to travel. The refrain "You can't get there by train (or even bus) anymore" is all too common these days.

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Re: Do you ever travel by train?
« Reply #92 on: August 13, 2019, 10:13:59 AM »
Most of my train travel occurs outside the United States. Touring in Spain ,China and Peru all included lengthy train trips. While trying to leave Madrid, I kept telling a cab driver I needed to go to the train station in my ( utterly ridiculous) broken  Spanish. What I couldn’t comprehend was that there were TWO train stations- the cabbie had no idea which one I wanted to reach- apparently neither did I! Lol
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