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|Rail Travel Tips
Traveling by train, in itself, is fun. The continuous jostling
of the compartments, screeching of train brakes and the loud
horns make train traveling a real fun. However you need to take
care of certain things while traveling, so that the journey
remains hassle-free and fine.
Rail travel is a lengthy journey, so you should try to relax as
much as possible. Relaxation does not mean that you simply sleep
as board the train or remain quite throughout your journey. It
means that you should spend your time comfortably. For this
purpose you can bring along a disk man or walk man to listen to
your favorite music and enjoy the views via window pane.
If you are traveling alone, you can seek advice from the rail
crew. If you are not able to get something or you are not able
to understand something, you can definitely ask the well-trained
and friendly crew members.
To prevent yourself from getting bored throughout the journey,
try interacting with the people around. Try to strike a
conversation with them. This way, you can explore them and share
your opinion and rail experiences with them. You can even make
the other travelers as your friends. Interaction is always good
to explore the dimensions of rail travel.
Always carry light luggage, while traveling via railways. You
should only carry useful stuff along with you. You can carry a
good book, a light blanket, a pillow, bathing items, grooming
items, clothes, sunglasses, mineral water, some fruits and
You should pack
comfortable and light clothes, avoid carrying
heavy jewelry, but you should carry enough cash to meet all the
needs of the trip. Carrying a first aid kit is a must. You
should include all the important medicines which you might need
during the trip.
You should never leave your luggage on the train or station
unguarded. Always keep an eye on your luggage and keep it close
to you. If the rail journey is lengthy, you should keep your
baggage to the rack securely and put on a small bicycle lock to
prevent any possibility of theft or stealing. As far as
possible, try to keep your money concealed, don't flaunt it on
Do your packing in advance. Ideally you should pack your bags
one day before your travel. This would give you ample time to
think about all the necessary items you need to carry along. So
packing should be done ideally a day before you leave. If you
plan to pack your bags at the last moment, you would probably
end up missing things.
Before you leave your home, always confirm that you have all the
necessary things required. You should check the railway ticket,
your wallet and other things. You should always check that all
your bags and attaché are locked. Double check them and place
their keys with you. Always have duplicate keys. The duplicate
keys are great relief, incase you lose your original keys.
Following these tips can surely make your rail travel hassle
free and comfortable.
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