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Re: Paris-Barcelona Now Linked by High-Speed Train

DrFumblefinger ·
Great thing about Europe, especially for travelers, are the many options they have for getting around. Train is often the best option for those going from the heart of one city to the heart of another. I'm glad to her this route is now open to people.
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Hot TGV Bargain, but Hurry: It's limited

PHeymont ·
Ouigo, the low-cost version of France's TGV, has released 100,000 tickets for summer travel from the Paris region to the south: Avignon, Aix, Marseilles, Nice, etc.) at an eye-popping €10 each. Available on ouigo.com , but likely not for too...
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Plan to axe French trains stirs opposition

PHeymont ·
A report to the Ministry of Transport urging scrapping of hundreds of inter-city and regional trains is getting a hot reaction from towns and politicians all over. The proposal would also kill a number of overnight trains connecting Paris to the...
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Going to France? Summer TGV tix available now

PHeymont ·
If you're going to France this summer and your plans involve rail travel, you might want to know that TGV tickets for summer dates are available now. Especially since discounts can sell out.   Usually SNCF, the French rail carrier, starts selling...
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A Couple of Tips on Booking the High Speed Bargain TGV Ouigo Trains in France

Travel Rob ·
Ouigo is an independently run subsidiary of the French national rail company SNCF . It started in April 2013 between Marne-la Vallee (the Disney station near Paris) and some points south east. A certain number of seats are 10 Euros and go up as...
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Obstacles on track for French, German railways?

PHeymont ·
Germany cautiously raises fares, fearing low-cost competition; France's Senate tells SNCF to fix what it has before building more.
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Paris-Barcelona Now Linked by High-Speed Train

PHeymont ·
Paris to Barcelona has been a difficult trip by train, requiring at least one change and some slow trains. Now, the two cities have been linked by a direct French TGV train that makes the trip in 6h25m, challenging the airlines, when you count out the...
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France: Trains of even greater Vitesse

PHeymont ·
France's high-speed rail network will be even higher-speed next year as new and refurbished trains support major schedule upgrades.
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Re: Hot TGV Bargain, but Hurry: It's limited

Travel Rob ·
I took the Ouigo in 2013 from to Paris to Marseilles and I really enjoyed it. Here is some purchasing tips I learned at the time. Not sure how much has changed, hopefully someone can update us. https://www.travelgumbo.com/blo...igo-trains-in-france
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