Trains and travel

Trains and travel

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Trains and travel

From: Kim

To: Akiko

Subject: Where are you?

Hi Akiko

Where are you? I’m at the station waiting for you. Are you on the train? What time does it arrive? I’ll wait for you here at the station.

See you soon



From: Akiko

To: Kim

Subject: Re: Where are you?

Hi Kim

I’m on the train, but it’s late! It arrives at 17:30. Don’t wait for me at the station. I’ll get a bus to your house. What’s the bus number?

See you later



Do you use trains in your town or city?

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Submitted by JesicaCar on Mon, 01/22/2024 - 11:07

We rode the train with my mother to Liverpool! We started with fun adventures on the train, enjoying the picturesque scenery. Upon arrival, we rented a car to have our own freedom of movement and exploration of the city, it really helped us.This trip became special and unforgettable - shared moments with mom are always the most valuable

Submitted by pomelo on Mon, 02/20/2023 - 15:33

I see but not much. I never use a train in my town except when I travel out of the city.

Submitted by xxerboll on Mon, 01/23/2023 - 07:41

yes, I use trains, but sometimes

Submitted by n-oct on Sat, 12/24/2022 - 03:26

I never used to take a train because it isn’t near by my house and using personal car is more available . But I think I want to use train to travel in countryside, it looks exciting and costs inexpensive.

Submitted by ilovemyself on Sat, 12/24/2022 - 03:21

I never use a train in my town except when I travel out of the city. The train in my country costs the cheapest fare comparing to other public transportations, it is 3 baht (Thai currency). I usually take the sky train and underground. They are much more convenient than busses.

Submitted by Turtle08 on Tue, 08/30/2022 - 14:51

I rarely use the train. When I need to go somewhere I usually take the bus, I walk or my parents bring my there by car.
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Submitted by FlowerQueen on Fri, 06/10/2022 - 08:53

No, I don't use the train in my town except school trips. I usually take a bus or my parents' car.

Submitted by saad5300 on Fri, 07/16/2021 - 08:01

for me not actually we use it , but anywhere I want to go there I just go with my parents on them cars, or use ouber or taxi

Submitted by Nooname on Sat, 01/23/2021 - 10:30

I neler used a train but i would like to
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Submitted by Kostantinus on Fri, 01/15/2021 - 09:36

In my city I don't use trains. I use buses, trams and a subway.
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Submitted by rafaelyeshua on Fri, 12/18/2020 - 19:15

i don't use trains, here in my city isn't metros, so we always take the bus

Submitted by Elife on Fri, 01/31/2020 - 23:01

No, I don't. I usually used cars for transportation and the bus.

Submitted by Makam on Fri, 01/31/2020 - 12:11

No, I don't.

Submitted by lancer on Sun, 11/17/2019 - 15:37

I usually use a bus than train in our city. Also I take the subway as well. Hi Gary I am on the train. I am arriving at 8:50 pm. If it's not comfortable to stay at the staion waiting for me, Please be back home. I want to meet you at your home. See you later Lancer

Submitted by yurii on Mon, 08/26/2019 - 18:54

No, I don't use, because, My town has good public transport, so I use tramway, buses.

Submitted by Thu on Thu, 06/27/2019 - 05:55

In my own country, the trains aren't popular transportation. If we want to go to one place from another, we often use the bus. There is a traffic jam either, but if we want a convenient trip, we will go to midnight. : (

Submitted by mariafordzun on Wed, 03/27/2019 - 18:13

Since I live in the village, train isn't popular, more precisely it isn't here. The people foots to the different place.
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Submitted by Youjiro on Sat, 01/12/2019 - 13:42

In my country train is most popular transportation . It is very convenient to go to anywhere . I use train to go to high school It come to station every ten minuts .That's why I use train .
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