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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I do like travelling by train. Last year I had a problem. The locomotive broke down in the middle of nowhere. Fortunately, the driver could drive very slowly to the next station. Once arrived in the station, the mechanics examinated the locomotive and said it was out of order. So we had to wait for another locomotive. It took hours! We arrived at our destination with a lot of delay.

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I like to travel by train ,I believe the train is more than a plane and a ship.
Yes, I also had a problem,I had trouble delaying the trains and the crowds in the platforms and so on.

I love travelling by train.i never had any problem travelling train

I'm not used to travel by train. I really prefer planes because it's quicker than trains and most of the time it's cheaper.

I used to travel by train in my childhood to visit my relatives especially grandparents. To be honest, I didn't have any problem.

I think everywhere trains run on time.

I used to travel by train. But, it was a bad experience for me.

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I have tried traveling by train once in my lifetime. And i got it Uncomfortable .This is because, the train loaded so many passengers and it was unable to properly get ventilation and sit.