Train Travel?

robbie b says:

if the price was similar & locations were avai but it would take several days Vs hours would you travel by train?

tehabwa says: Train travel is SO MUCH MORE CIVILIZED. I prefer it. Besides, trains go to more places than planes. People who ride trains are allowed to have legs, and be bigger than the average 8 year old;...

A Thursday play-by-play.

Did not know it would be too busy considering we had already transferred all the processes to our Mumbai colleagues. But it was. At least for me. Had several issues with my book - mainly because of dividends season and of the incorrect work done by one of our colleague which had affected my book. I was able to manage it. I was very proactive. I was quick in thinking of solution. An added bonus...


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Train Travel and Discovering ‘A Voice of the South’

“I remember it cost either five or ten cents to ride the train. It was not too long a ride. It was fun, and a lot of us went to town like that on Saturdays,” my mother said as she reminisced about her teen years. She shared with me her fond memories of ...

Why train travel is the best way to go

and it gives you time and space to read, sleep, watch movies or get work done — big advantages over cars ... I would end up traveling for about nine hours (taking travel to the airport into consideration, plus all the transfers and the layover time.)

The Golden Age of Train Travel (PHOTOS)

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