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    Imagine waiting on a cold platform waiting for something that may or may not arrive and getting to pay for it.
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    (Original post by AdjectiveNoun)
    Trains are completely free.

    Though, sometimes angry men try to sell you little pieces of orange paper, but then you just hide in bathroom until they go away.
    Unfortunately some stations now have these barriers where if you don't have that little piece of paper you can't get out of the station.
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    (Original post by Inexorably)
    great when it isn't crowded, not so great when it is ://
    Oh


    (Original post by Davalla)
    I get on and the geezer says "Tickets please!", so I buy one from him. There's usually a machine at each train station that allows tickets to be bought beforehand, but they are often smashed up from the chavs.

    Usually, they stop at each station that it passes, like how a bus stops at bus stops on that route.
    Ey I was planning to purchase a 10 month ticket?

    (Original post by AdjectiveNoun)
    Trains are completely free.

    Though, sometimes angry men try to sell you little pieces of orange paper, but then you just hide in bathroom until they go away.
    U pay. .

    (Original post by Davalla)
    It's really easy to to get away from not having to buy a ticket. Especially on crowded trains.
    Don't u swipe a card?

    (Original post by ravioliyears)
    Yes! A few of the London underground trains are very comfortable. Some are quite enclosed, which I hate but others are quite spacious.
    Nice


    (Original post by Nameless Ghoul)
    Without sounding curmudgeonly, how on earth have you never travelled on a train before?
    Haven't even travelled via plane
    I'm only 17
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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    Imagine waiting on a cold platform waiting for something that may or may not arrive and getting to pay for it.
    It's cold?
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    Assuming you actually get a seat, train travel isnt so bad.
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    (Original post by Anonbabes)
    It's cold?
    Always, even in summer. The cold feeling of being forced to pay for a **** service because you don't have any other option.
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    (Original post by Anonbabes)
    Haven't even travelled via plane
    I'm only 17
    You have travelled by car and bicycle before, though? What about rollerblades?
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    (Original post by Anonbabes)
    Haven't even travelled via plane
    I'm only 17
    Seriously?
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    I like the smell of some of the stations, I know that's weird but oh well.

    Trains are expensive, mostly stuffy (rush hour is the worst, oh god, South Kensigton is the worst...).

    But can be a pleasant journey to take if you don't want to go on the bus.
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    Assuming you actually get a seat, train travel isnt so bad.
    You must live on a different planet.
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    Assuming you actually get a seat, train travel isnt so bad.
    Not bad then

    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    Always, even in summer. The cold feeling of being forced to pay for a **** service because you don't have any other option.
    Rather be cool than hit tbh

    (Original post by Nameless Ghoul)
    You have travelled by car and bicycle before, though? What about rollerblades?
    Yeah. Rollerblade? What's that?

    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    Seriously?
    Nah 😂 yh

    (Original post by aamirac)
    I like the smell of some of the stations, I know that's weird but oh well.

    Trains are expensive, mostly stuffy (rush hour is the worst, oh god, South Kensigton is the worst...).

    But can be a pleasant journey to take if you don't want to go on the bus.
    Oh
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    (Original post by barnetlad)
    I find it more comfortable than the bus or car, or indeed flying. It's my usual preferred mode of travel.
    I find it less comfortable, and more expensive

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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    You must live on a different planet.
    Why?
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    (Original post by Andy98)
    I find it less comfortable, and more expensive

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    Depends on the person
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    (Original post by Anonbabes)
    Why?
    Because travelling by train is awful and slow. It is faster to fly from Birmingham to Norwich via Amsterdam than it is to get the train and only £30 more expensive.
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    (Original post by Anonbabes)
    Depends on the person
    I know, that's what I was showing

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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    You must live on a different planet.
    After moving to england, the train service is brilliant compared to the welsh ones, travelling to london from here is actually a nice trip especially at the weekend when i can go first class for £15.
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    After moving to england, the train service is brilliant compared to the welsh ones, travelling to london from here is actually a nice trip especially at the weekend when i can go first class for £15.
    I can't say I have had the same experience. They are the slowest form of transport imaginable.
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    After moving to england, the train service is brilliant compared to the welsh ones, travelling to london from here is actually a nice trip especially at the weekend when i can go first class for £15.
    Can't help but disagree here

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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    I can't say I have had the same experience. They are the slowest form of transport imaginable.
    Driving to london would take 4 hours and can do it by train in just over 2. The only journey that is slower for me is getting to family in north wales but that involves 2 changes and loads of stops so its not surprising really.
 
 
 
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