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A rail-ly good way to travel

Karen June 2nd, 2010

Taking the train to the slopes just might be easier than you think…

Now, I don’t want to put down rail travel in Britain… but let’s face it, travelling by train has kind of lost its romance here.  Booking all but the simplest journey requires an enormous amount of time, knowledge and money… and then when you come to take your journey it’s no surprise to find that ‘due to the late arrival of the incoming service…’ there has been a problem with the seat reservations, so you find yourself jostling for space, nose-to-armpit with your fellow travellers, juggling suitcases that won’t fit into the oversubscribed luggage racks… No wonder we can be a bit sceptical. Read the rest of this entry »