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IELTS General Test – Passage 06: TRAIN TRAVEL INFORMATION reading with answers explanation, location and pdf summary. This reading paragraph has been taken from our huge collection of Academic & General Training (GT) Reading practice test PDF’s.

Reading Passage 06

TRAIN TRAVEL INFORMATION

We offer several distinct options for you to choose the ticket that suits you best.

TICKET TYPE       |          DISCOUNT*          |          NOTES

standard returns     |                  20%                |  return within 60 days of outward trip
same day returns   |                  25%                |  ticket cannot be altered or refunded
children                  |                  40%                |  children between 4 and 11
students                 |                  25%                |  student card must be shown
senior citizens        |                  25%                 |  seniors card must be shown
groups (10-25 people) |          15%                  | discount on each section of the trip
globe-trotter tickets |     according to ticket      | Railpass, Tourist Card, Econopass
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 * Only one discount may apply to each fare.

CHANGES AND REFUNDS
Tickets may be refunded not later than 5 minutes before the departure of the train for a
charge of 15% of the ticket price, or the journey may be changed to another day for a charge of 10% of the ticket price. (Not applicable to same day returns.)

CHANGES FOR SAME DAY TRAVEL
You may change your ticket once without charge for a journey on the same day as the original ticket.

INFORMATION OF INTEREST TO TRAVELLERS
•  When you buy your ticket it is up to you to check that the dates and times of the journey on it are exactly as you requested.
•  Ticket control and access to each train platform will be open until 2 minutes before departure of the train.
•  Each traveller may take one suitcase and one item of hand luggage. You may also check in 15kgs. of luggage not later than 30 minutes before departure, at no extra charge.
•  If you would like to charter a train, or make reservations for over 25 passengers travelling together, call the Sales Department.

OUR TIMETABLE IS GUARANTEED

If the arrival of your train at your destination is delayed by more than 5 minutes according to the timetable, we will refund the full price of your ticket if the delay is caused by our company.


Questions 8-14

Complete the summary below.
Choose NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS from the text for each answer.
Write your answers in boxes 8-14 on your answer sheet.


An elderly person who is also studying full-time receives a concession of 8 â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦ .

Large groups people who want to reserve seats should get in touch with the 9 â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦ .

If travellers cancel their trip, they will usually receive back the ticket price less 10 â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦... , or they may change the date of their trip by paying 11 ……………………… of the original value. These concessions do not apply in the case of 12 â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦ . It is the passenger’s responsibility to make sure the 13 ……………………… and are correct.

Travellers should ensure they are ready to board the train with at least 14 ……………………… to spare. They may take a suitcase with them in the carriage as well as hand luggage. A traveller may check in 15 kilos maximum weight of luggage but this must be done at least 30 minutes before the train leaves.

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TRAIN TRAVEL INFORMATION Answers

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8. 25 per cent (/percent)/ 25%
9. Sales Department
10. 15 per cent (/percent)// 15%
11. 10 per cent (/percent)/ 10%
12. same day returns
13. dates, times [in either order, both required for one mark]
14. 2 minutes

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