Trains in Germany

Aug 18th, 2013, 08:05 AM
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and sometimes trains may be stacked on the same platform - at times your train may not be the one right by the entrance to the platform but one half way up - not common but have seen it, especially in large stations.

Look on the outside of the train cars to be sure where that specific train is headed!
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Aug 19th, 2013, 08:44 AM
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If buying those deep discounted tickets on then it is imperative to book in ample time to transfer as though if trains are late you may be able to re-book or use them on another train if not and you miss your train you ticket I believe become null and void and you then have to buy the full-fare ticket you wanted to avoid in the first place.

If traveling more than a few times on inter region trains then look at the Germany Railpass (Twin if two traveling together).
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Aug 19th, 2013, 11:11 AM
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Thanks to all for your advice. We have a twin railpass so we won't be locked into specific trains. Hopefully we won't have any issues.
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