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May 3rd, 2013, 04:58 AM
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On a train from Edinburgh To London . . .

Posting from a first class carriage (yes PQ - FIRST class). Just left Darlington and York is next. Had a Brie and beetroot tart, my cousin had the salmon and they are pouring wine like its is water

A group from Dundee is in the same carriage and are doing all sorts of pub quizzes
/games. We placed second in one (out of about 20) so we are pretty cuffed - they were very impressed that a couple of California girls could hold their own . .
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May 3rd, 2013, 05:05 AM
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You are indeed a first-class person!
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May 3rd, 2013, 05:21 AM
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Sounds like fun! Enjoy London and the GTG...
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May 3rd, 2013, 05:28 AM
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Beetroot is on every menu over here these days although usually with goat's cheese. Have a great time!
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May 3rd, 2013, 06:16 AM
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Now that's what I call a trip report! Have a great time in London.
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May 3rd, 2013, 06:48 AM
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Cuffed, indeed, you have quaffed some wine! Sounds wonderful, hope you are having a great trip.
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May 3rd, 2013, 06:51 AM
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You certainly picked the right week - its beautiful here!! Looking forward to the GTG next week!
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May 3rd, 2013, 01:22 PM
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my cousin had the salmon and they are pouring wine like its is water>

If you had a BritRail Pass you cousin would travel free - would get a free pass to match yours - at least that's the way it has been - take a local along free type of pass!
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May 3rd, 2013, 03:20 PM
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Nice!
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May 3rd, 2013, 03:41 PM
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Hey PQ - we didn't need no stinkin' pass. We got a deal and our tix cost MUCH less than your beloved BritRail passes.
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May 3rd, 2013, 04:36 PM
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But at least you must agree how posh first-class is on that train line at least over a Greyhound bus like Standard class where you never would be dining high off the hog!
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May 3rd, 2013, 07:28 PM
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Thanks janisj for posting. I bought my tickets last week for July and couldn't decide on 1st class or economy. I went with 1st class as I got a great deal. Sounds like I won't regret it.
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May 3rd, 2013, 07:44 PM
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London in Spring. First class on the train. I am green with envy.
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May 4th, 2013, 06:57 AM
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Looking forward to more installments!

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May 4th, 2013, 07:39 AM
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sounds like first-class janis is on a roll - making tracks to London, gathering steam as she goes.
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May 4th, 2013, 03:00 PM
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Europeannovice: No more instalments yet - this was only a teaser report covering the train trip. I'll do a "real" trip report when I get home in about a week.
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May 4th, 2013, 03:07 PM
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Janisj, sounds great. So what's on tap for you gals in London town?
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May 4th, 2013, 03:21 PM
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Janisj, sounds great. So what's on tap for you gals in London town?>

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May 5th, 2013, 07:48 AM
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this was only a teaser report covering the train trip>

seriously how about more about the train trip than just boozing it up - is there a difference between first and second class that is a huge as I have experienced or was first class a waste of money?

You say you got a deal on tickets - what kind of deal and from which site and how much did you pay to go first class Edinburgh to London?

Was the first-class car chock full or as I have always experience or almost always - sometimes discounted first-class tickets are all put in one first-class car that is full - were you in that?

please - more info on the train ride!
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