Train to snooky

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Train to snooky

Post by Bertros » Mon Sep 05, 2016 7:10 am

Good People,

I've read some about the train service from PP to snooky. thought I might head to snooky for a couple of days and take the train at least one way. Takes a bit longer then a shuttle van but night be an interesting trip. if anyone's done it and has info/ideas about ticket, seating, best days to travel, etc. I'd appreciate it.

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Re: Train to snooky

Post by Bertros » Mon Sep 05, 2016 2:20 pm

appreciate the effort but I got the google thing down pat. was wondering more if someone had actually done it and could give any advice (like do you really need to buy ticket 2 days before, what sort of show up time is required, any security to go through, are there different classes, etc?). I figure it's prolly not a big deal, just thought if someone had done it, they might share what it was like. heck, maybe it's not worth it as it does take a couple hours longer than the shuttle.

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Re: Train to snooky

Post by timmydownawell » Mon Sep 05, 2016 2:28 pm

Apparently the train does sell out so make sure you book in advance. They only sell as many tickets as they have seats, so it's not like India.

It's on my agenda. Was going to take it to or from SV but ended up changing my plans that time.
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Re: Train to snooky

Post by frank lee bent » Mon Sep 05, 2016 4:07 pm

if you bothered to actually read the links i posted, the answers to all your questions are there.
the first link is from one of the members here who did indeed take the trip, the link is his account of the journey..
i did not get the links from google, the site and the fb group are mine.
a public service for those who are interested in the subject.
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Re: Train to snooky

Post by Bertros » Mon Sep 05, 2016 6:17 pm

frank lee bent wrote:if you bothered to actually read the links i posted, the answers to all your questions are there.
the first link is from one of the members here who did indeed take the trip, the link is his account of the journey..
i did not get the links from google, the site and the fb group are mine.
a public service for those who are interested in the subject.

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Re: Train to snooky

Post by Luigi » Mon Sep 05, 2016 7:25 pm

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Re: Train to snooky

Post by Sailorman » Tue Sep 06, 2016 11:57 am

I did the R/T train from Snooky to Kampot. Two and a half hours each way and loved it. Just enough time to get tired of looking at rice fields, then a couple hours in Kampot for lunch and back on the train. I actually liked the non-aircon over the aircon car. The top of the line aircon car has you setting so you can't really see out.
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Re: Train to snooky

Post by timmydownawell » Tue Sep 06, 2016 4:07 pm

I believe they are all aircon now.
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Re: Train to snooky

Post by Duncan » Tue Sep 06, 2016 4:17 pm

Sailorman wrote:I did the R/T train from Snooky to Kampot. Two and a half hours each way and loved it. Just enough time to get tired of looking at rice fields, then a couple hours in Kampot for lunch and back on the train. I actually liked the non-aircon over the aircon car. The top of the line aircon car has you setting so you can't really see out.
Next time just look at the women planting rice in the rice fields, and it should not be so boring.
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