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Night trains are great for kids, says Robert Pimm. Adults may find them a little less glamorous
Financial Times, August 20 2005
It’s awkward, leaving your children unattended in a night train compartment after lights-out. But sometimes you have no choice. I’m gone only a few moments. When I return, a man is there, taking off his coat. The light is blazing.
Lech, Austria – Photo Robert Pimm
“Sorry,” I say, “we’ve booked this whole compartment.”
“No.” The man and his suitcases seem to fill the space between the bunks. “I am here too. Look. Here is my ticket.”