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    In Europe, they have different levels of passenger rates for long distance travel.
    They don't have that in the US?

    I'm not talking about subways/light rails/metros.
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    I Eurail Passed for about 10 months in the 80s and don't know how many times I had to cough up or get relegated if broke when I heard the dreaded word supplement, being that I always tried to stowaway in 1st Class rather than put up with the indignities of 2nd. Once got nabbed on a Eurostar, exclusively 1st Class, and was deboarded for not paying supplement.

    Longest ride was Madrid-Paris, around 30hrs crammed in a 2nd Class compartment with about a dozen revolutionary Iranian students (this was 1980). Bretty nice guyz, shared their food.

    Friends of mine did the Trans Siberian Express last summer from Moscow to Vladivostok and a connecting train to Beijing. They highly recommended it, seven full days train travel but you can get on and off.
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    They're very strict on checking train tickets now, even on the metro.
    I got fined in Prague b/c I didn't punch the ticket at the start of the trip, in Italy you punch when you get off. I highly advise against taking the metro in Rome or Naples, it's similar to Neil's post.

    The Trans Siberian Express looks fun.
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    Half of the higher-end Trans-Siberian trains' passengers are now foreigners, I hear. Russia is probably the only country left where you can feel comfortable on a train while not paying exuberant prices.

    Amtrak's prices are outrageous for a sleeper car. Fuck that.
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    Couple of years before the Khakhol / Soros Revolution of faggotry broke out I did the Kiev to Sevastopol train run, that was pretty good except for the part where Khakhol Police in Odessa harassed & extorted some $$$ from us. Cunts.

    We even met a nignog from Libya on the coach (expenses paid by boss Ghaddafi) who was studying medicine in Simferopol. Those were the days before democracy got brought to Libya & Ukraine which are both warzones today.
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    the only time ive ever travelled long distance on train in canada(ive been on euro trains) was once when i was kid i went from nova scotia to ontario. It ended up taking way longer than expected and costing way more than expected. The only dining available on train was first class dining and neither mother or i packed any food with us. So we ended up spending a couple hundred dollars just on a few meals. And this was like twenty yrs ago when meat was a fraction of the price it is today. It wuldve been much cheaper and faster to of just flown there.

    interesting to note going coast to coast on train in canada costs over 4000$ while in russia(an even longer trip) it costs approx 500 euros(according to joogle) with similar accomodations(cabin for 1 or bed).

    add-in first class dining costs and ur looking at 5k dollars to go coast to coast. Train travel here is bullshit.
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