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Travel by train

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Travel by train

  1. 1. Travel by Train Paragraph #1
  2. 2. http://blog.oregonlive.com/behindbeaversbeat/2008/02/bart_train_nightmare_wont_keep.html There are several reasons whypeople travel by train. Some people usethe train to go to work every day. It’sfaster and easier than driving a car.
  3. 3. http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/top-10/european-train-trips/Tourists often travel by train when they goon vacation. In European cities, forexample, the train is a good way to visitdifferent cities.
  4. 4. Some people take thetrain just because theylove trains. Their hobbyis traveling on therailroads of the world.
  5. 5. Japan http://www.pacificislandtravel.com/asia/japan/trains/trains_intro.html
  6. 6. JapanSouth Africa http://www.capetownwebcam.com/planes_trains/rovos_rail/index.htm
  7. 7. South AfricaArgentina http://www.destination360.com/south-america/argentina/transportation.php Japan
  8. 8. Paragraph #2
  9. 9. The Trans-SiberianRailroad in Russia is thelongest continuous rail line onearth. It’s almost 6,000 miles(or about 10,000 kilometers)long.
  10. 10. http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imagen:Map_Trans-Siberian_railway.png
  11. 11. Tourists ride this train becauseit is a very special experience.They get on the train inMoscow and get off sevendays later in the Far East. Or,if they want, they can stop andvisit places on the way.
  12. 12. Lake Baikalhttp://www.camworld.com/trips/2002/siberia/baikal/27.html
  13. 13. http://www.cas.usf.edu/history/fs/alexopoulos.html
  14. 14. Kamchatkahttp://www.kamchatka-trip.com/tours/climbingvolcano.htm
  15. 15. Paragraph #3
  16. 16. One of the most exciting trainrides in Europe is the trip fromGeneva, Switzerland, to Milan,Italy. The train goes around tallmountains
  17. 17. http://vanrees.org/photos/2002/ecppm-2002-conference-in-slovenia/Austrian-alps-from-the-train.jpg/image_view_fullscreen
  18. 18. http://kraken.stanford.edu/~katherin/europe2005/pages/page_58.html
  19. 19. and then it goes through atunnel.
  20. 20. http://www.catskillarchive.com/rrextra/tunnel.Html
  21. 21. When the train comes outof the tunnel, it is in themiddle of the Alps! Theview from the window istoo beautiful for words.
  22. 22. http://www.postcardsfromla.com/leya/archives/2005_05.html
  23. 23. Paragraph #4
  24. 24. Not all train travel is fortourists or railroad fans. In theUnited States, most train travelis for commuting to work.Many Americans commutemore than an hour each way towork.
  25. 25. http://www.railimages.com/gallery/Commuter_Trains/aeo
  26. 26. People can read, work,drink coffee, chat withother passengers, orsleep.
  27. 27. http://www.istockphoto.com/file_closeup/public_transportation/trains/commuter_trains/183089_commuter_s_eye_view.php?id=183089
  28. 28. On some commuter trains,people get to know eachother. Sometimes they playcards or chat as theycommute to work.

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