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      jiml reacted to Devil's Advocate's post in the thread Texas High Speed Rail with Sad Sad.
      Having a state government turn completely against you is absolutely a "deal breaker" as we have already seen with other passenger rail...
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      jiml replied to the thread A Tale of Two Cities.
      Yes, indeed. In fact if you have British friends the trick is to drive one way onto the "auto train" through the tunnel, shop at the big...
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      jiml reacted to Devil's Advocate's post in the thread A Tale of Two Cities with Like Like.
      It's still possible and it's quite probable that ferry service will outlive the current channel tunnel, although that could take another...
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      jiml reacted to Bob Dylan's post in the thread A Tale of Two Cities with Like Like.
      Nice trip Eddie, thanks for sharing! Since we know how much you like visiting India, it was a Bonus that your hostel was located in an...
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      jiml reacted to railiner's post in the thread A Tale of Two Cities with Like Like.
      They do pre-clearance at most of the major Canadian cities along the US border, and IIRC, Bermuda, Aruba, and maybe a few more. The...
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      jiml reacted to Trollopian's post in the thread A Tale of Two Cities with Like Like.
      You can always tell us Yanks, we're the ones sitting at sidewalk cafes, not "pavement cafes." :D Merci for a wonderful trip report!
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      jiml reacted to railiner's post in the thread A Tale of Two Cities with Like Like.
      Nice report, thanks for posting!🙂 I rode the Eurostar when it was fairly new, in 1998, from Paris’s North Station to London’s Waterloo...
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      jiml replied to the thread A Tale of Two Cities.
      That's probably true too. The departures are timed to mitigate this somewhat but as soon as something goes wrong (delay, cancellation)...
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      jiml reacted to caravanman's post in the thread A Tale of Two Cities with Like Like.
      I think the real reason for the congestion at the London end is probably because there are only Eurostar trains departing, for Paris...
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      jiml reacted to Asher's post in the thread A Tale of Two Cities with Like Like.
      A lot to be gained by going along on this trip with you. Very interesting, I enjoyed it.
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      jiml replied to the thread A Tale of Two Cities.
      Your Eurostar departure experience at St. Pancras mirrors my most recent ones. It always seems like the crowds are mostly going in one...
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      jiml reacted to caravanman's post in the thread A Tale of Two Cities with Like Like.
      A TALE OF TWO CITIES… Being keen to continue my local travel mini-adventures, and spotting a reduced price deal on the Eurostar...
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      The study shows the tri-weeklies being advanced to the next study level as a given. I was wondering about Chattanooga. The remaining...
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      I never saw them laid out as well back then. Also, VIA Rail had not been operating as a combined CN-CP network for very long, so the...
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      Thr Atlantic was indeed slated for the chopping block in January 1990, but survived thanks to intense lobbying along the route, with 3...
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