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From: CHRISTINE WILLOTT <>
Subject: Re: [YKS] Re: YORKSGEN-D Digest V05 #428
Date: Mon, 8 Aug 2005 06:33:31 +0100 (BST)
And remember to get your football (sorry soccer) team right!
I am confused ,Is not England one country ? , Why is there Immigration /
custom people between the Counties ????? , Do we need a Passport to travel
in the area ? , Phil
from the USofA
----- Original Message -----
From: "Roy Stockdill"
Sent: Sunday, August 07, 2005 7:18 AM
Subject: [YKS] Re: YORKSGEN-D Digest V05 #428
> > From: Norm Ellison
> > If travelling to Yorkshire from abroad and you can arrange to land at
> > Manchester Airport, it is
> > very convenient for rail travellers as the Rail Station and Airport are
> > combined. When purchasing Rail
> > tickets, I would recommend that you reserve your seat (at no cost) or
> > you might find yourself standing
> > for a good part of your journey.>
> I've done the train trip from Manchester Piccadilly or Victoria to
> Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford or Leeds many times and never yet had
> to stand, though that may because I travel outside the rush hour.
> The only inconvenience is when the train stops at the
> Lancashire-Yorkshire border and the customs and immigration people
> come on board. Being Yorkshire officers, they are particularly tough
> on any Lancastrians, naturally, but if you're Yorkshire or an
> overseas visitor you're OK !
> Roy Stockdill
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