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How to go Europe from India by train: Check out this

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East Coast Daily
06th November, 2019 11:44 IST

It will be a astonishing fact that a person can travel to Europe from India. Yes it is possible. Earlier in 2005 a person has done this. A person named Dr. John Stubbs has did this. Stubbs started from Derby in England and reached Mumbai. It took him 25 days to reach Mumbai from England.

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Steps to be followed:

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Mumbai-Delhi: We can take direct train to Delhi. The distance is 1360 km and based on the type of train, it can take 14–28 hours.

Delhi-Lahore: From Delhi, we need to board bi-weekly Samjhauta Express, which will take us to Lahore in 16 hours, following a layover at Atari.

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Lahore-Quetta: Akbar Express from Lahore will take us to Quetta situated in Balochistan, Pakistan. It will take 23 hours to cover 1225 km.

Quetta-Zahedan: Zahedan Mixed Passenger is the only train that connects these 2 places and it runs only on 1st and 15th of every month. It takes 33 hours to reach the Iranian city which is 732 km away.

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Zahedan-Tehran: A passenger train is available connecting Zaherdan with Iran’s capital. The train takes almost 24 hours to cover around 1500 km.

Tehran-Ankara: In this route you has to catch ‘ Trans Asia Express’. It has 3 parts. First, an Iranian train, operating between Tehran and Van Pier,Turkey; then, a ferry service, provided to cross the lake Van and after crossing, a Turkish train, to reach Ankara.

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Ankara-Istanbul: A high speed railway is available from Ankara to Istanbul covering 533 km in just 5 hours.

Istanbul-London: Various routes are available. For example, our route can be split into Istanbul-Bucharest(Romania); Bucharest-Budapest(Hungary); Budapest-Munich(Germany); Munich-Paris(France) and Paris-London.

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