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How comfortable is it to travel here?

I was just thinking about my time in Switzerland and remember a couple of occasions where i fell asleep on public transport.

On 1 occasion i left Aarau at around 8 in the morning after a night out and took the train to basel where i lived. After waking up from my doze, I jumped out my seat and ran for the doors only to find out that the next stop was a long way away, Chur. Must have been to basel and done a round trip to god knows where. Managed to get back to aarau just in time to be late for work at 6pm that day. Was wearing a kilt and must have been a pretty site for all those sitting around me.

On another occasion I woke up in a tram depot, with no driver and switched off. Started to worry when the doors wouldnt open but was happy to find out that i could leave through the drivers cabin door. After scouring the empty depot for a while i trudged along the tracks to get out, took the next tram back and got fined for not having a ticket. Well deserved i must say.

Anybody else got any sad stories they can share with regards to the comfort of the Swiss Rail service?
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Old 14.07.2011, 02:08
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Re: How comfortable is it to travel here?

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Well im sorry. Its not like i have anything better to do than being in the EF right now



But anw i thought the drivers would actally check that the bus is empty when they get to the depot
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Anybody else got any sad stories they can share with regards to the comfort of the Swiss Rail service?

I didn't find your stories sad at all!
(You realize I'm sure that those days are over the moment you see two lines on a little plastic stick, right?)
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But anw i thought the drivers would actally check that the bus is empty when they get to the depot
Well, i tried to omit the fact that i had overindulged in alcohol once again, they probably did try their luck
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I didn't find your stories sad at all!
(You realize I'm sure that those days are over the moment you see two lines on a little plastic stick, right?)
I didnt find it sad when bin laden was killed, but i am sure his mum did
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I didnt find it sad when bin laden was killed, but i am sure his mum did
Hoooold oooon, are you on public transport right now?
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Hoooold oooon, are you on public transport right now?
Forgot to mention how boring public transport is here and the silly thoughts that go through your head when not under the influence
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Re: How comfortable is it to travel here?

i always set an alarm on my phone to wake me up. but the people on the train normally wake you up too. not sure why more people don't do this!

could be worse: one of my friends fell asleep with a newspaper and woke up to a ball of fire as kids had lit the newspaper and scarpered
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Yeah better keep that bit quiet :P
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