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    At least it was not a bombing raid like the USA getting Kosova in the Balkans confused with Kotulipa in the Slovak Republic.
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    the precision of the Swiss railway system is often lauded, but my cousin, who is an ex railway man, reckons that more trains pass through Clapham Junction alone on a daily basis, than travel on the whole of their railway system.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post
    At least it was not a bombing raid like the USA getting Kosova in the Balkans confused with Kotulipa in the Slovak Republic.
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    They were only about 4 miles off. I was walking in that area last week. Beautiful countryside.

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    the precision of the Swiss railway system is often lauded
    Engineered by the British. But it's getting awfully close to capacity on some routes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NotAllThere View Post
    They were only about 4 miles off. I was walking in that area last week. Beautiful countryside.

    Engineered by the British. But it's getting awfully close to capacity on some routes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohntheBike View Post
    the precision of the Swiss railway system is often lauded, but my cousin, who is an ex railway man, reckons that more trains pass through Clapham Junction alone on a daily basis, than travel on the whole of their railway system.

    Anyway, it's a fabulous country.
    Not sure that's really true, Zurich HB is probably the busiest station in Europe.

    I do agree with NotAllThere's comment about getting close to capacity though.

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    WTF is this got to do with feckin railways??
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