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Sick of sitting bolt upright in your seat for that 12 hour intercity train trip? Join us in the Beanbag Carriage, and sprawl to your heart's (and lower back's) content.
Simply an open plan carriage with a supply of beanbags, cushions, throw pillows, rugs, mats, mattresses, ottomans, comforters, blankies
and stuffed toys. Place your luggage in the overhead rack and relax. Ticketing is around the same as coach/economy, but by negotiating with your neighbour, you can arrange yourself in whatever shape suits you.
Now we can all get some sleep.
[BunsenHoneydew, Jul 01 2010]
||Oh and hammocks. Gotta have hammocks.
||This would only remain an enjoyable experience as long as the trains don't get overcrowded. And in this country (UK) they always are, so I can't see this working here, unless you charge £500+ for a ticket.
||I'd rather be overcrowded in a
beanbag carriage than in a
||I once went coast to coast in the USA in
a bus called The Greyrabbit. It had no
seats, only mattresses, and blankets.
We tried everything once, and the
things we liked more than once. - and
we had hookahs ! The Magic Bus was