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Sleeping on a train is great - the
noise of the train lulls you to sleep and
there is something romantic and
about travelling through the night in a
sleeper compartment on a train (I shall
leave it to others to comment on the
merits of sex on a
centres tend to be
short of hotel space, or to have very
expensive hotels, but plenty of train
stations (London, for example has at
nine large mainline train
Train lines tend to
under-utilised at night...
idea is for a train-station based hotel,
which incorporates nightly round trips.
check in between 8 pm and 10 pm and
to bed in your train compartment. The
train leaves at 10 pm and travels through
the night until 2 am when it reaches a
convenient siding. It then goes back to
where you started, arriving at 6 am. You
get your hotel 'room' for the night in the
city centre, and a lovely train ride.
[hippo, Oct 04 2004]
[pocmloc, Jun 19 2011]
cheesy picture link is dead...
did you mean this one? [pashute, Jul 13 2015]
||Rock-a-bye hippo, in the sleeper compartment top.
When the train rolls, you'll sleep 'til the next whistle stop.
||nice idea could work for nights out on the town better than a Taxi or the night bus not as they really exist and Hippo if this train is in the UK what about our brilliant and punctual rail service? couldn't get to work because of leaves in the siding, or a lost driver
||Too bad we don't have enough trains in the Western US to
make this work here.
||One can visit many different places on very cheap, if they are one train's night journey apart.
||Spend the nights in the train, sleeping, while travelling. Visit the place during day. .. and so forth...
||Could one buy a ticket, go to sleep in London, wake
up next morning, wash, dress, step out onto the
platform, and find oneself in a randomly selected
other city? That'd be fun.
||Yeah, I love it too.. Imagine 10 days journey, with absolutely no hotel stay, which are large chunk of expense in any journey.