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B1 intermediate: Problems at the train station

In this video Makayla needs a bit of help from the station manager at the train station. Will she catch her train?

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Intermediate: B1

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Yes, I like to travelling on the train. Best part of train travel is, it is comfortable, doesn't get stuck in traffic jam, and we can read book or can watch movie.
In regards to the problem, once in rainy night we were going our home from CBD in the middle of journey train got cancelled due the the mechanical issue, and we tried to find other public transportation but unable to find and after 2 hours we found a taxi. At that night we lost almost 4 hours in journey and $120 for taxi fare.

I usually traveling train before when i go at work. It was difficult. i need to go early to get a ticket because so many people get train and it was a long queu.

I like traveling by train but not very often. During my journey sometime I had problem because I over tired and slept.

Yes,i missed my first booked ticket , but i buy new one next day and go to Alexandria in time and had a nice weekdays , i was really enjoyed with the train and all journey

I keen on traveling by train. It’s a comfortable way to go around in my country. The tickets are very cheap and the trains are always go on time. I haven’t had any problem whem I travel by train in Ha Noi in Viet Nam

I love travelling by train. It is the most comfortable way of travelling for me. I can't remember I ever missed a train, the bigger problem here is that trains are often delayed. Now I only use train rarely, since I usually travel with 3 little kids and our dog. It's really difficult to get on the train with all the kids and dog and bags, though there are always nice people who want to help :)

I like traveling by train. In my country In Georgia tarins are comfortable and they never late. So you can enjoy your journey.

I go back to my hometown once a year by train in our Tet holiday. It's very terrible in these day because there are thousands people in each train, and you need to buy ticket 3-4 months before your journey. The price is also increased multiple times higher than normal (normally 3 times)

ı used train when ı was a student in eskişehir in turkey. ı studied economy at anadolu univercity. the journey took about 5 hours. ı was enjoying.

I live in Guatemala and unfortunately, we don't have trains here but we have something called "TRANSMETER" but it's just a type of bus transport and we don't have to buy tickets, what I can assure certainty is that it's tiring to get on them in the rush hour, especially when your day has been so tiring.

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