Inside Track - The Snowcarbon Blog

Skis and snowboards on TGV trains

SNCF's confusing website doesn't reflect the reality that you can take skis and snowboards on TGVs - here's the proof
Sun 11 Feb 2024

What I've learned about TER trains

TER trains are local trains in France
Wed 07 Feb 2024

Eurostar Snow for winter 2024-25?

What ski-train service will Eurostar offer skiers for winter 2024-25?
Wed 31 Jan 2024

Booking trains for Easter skiing

Thinking about a ski holiday by train at Easter? Or have just booked accommodation and want to book train travel?
Wed 03 Jan 2024

Easter trains: miaow you know

Trains in France for 25th March 2024 onwards go on sale on Wed 24th January 2024
Sat 16 Dec 2023

Rail-booking websites give wildly different results

Utterly bonkers: rail-booking websites give wildly different results
Thu 16 Nov 2023

London to Bourg St Maurice via Lille at half-term

Tickets for some TGVs at half term appeared to sell out immediately
Wed 15 Nov 2023

Cats, cucumbers and rail-booking algorithms

What cats and cucumbers can tell us about rail-booking algorithms
Mon 13 Nov 2023

Landslide means no Paris - Modane - Oulx trains

A landslide in August means that this winter there will be no Paris - Modane - Oulx services
Sun 15 Oct 2023

Winter trains on sale Wednesday 04 October 2023

Winter trains go on sale Wednesday 04 October 2023
Tue 03 Oct 2023

The new Eurostar ski-train service

Things have changed again. The Travelski Express now goes via Lille, and is not exclusive to Travelski.
Wed 12 Jul 2023

Is it better to book your Eurostar before your TGV?

An in-depth look at whether it's better to book your Eurostar before your TGV
Sat 29 Apr 2023

Winter 2023-24 - like some ideas?

If you are thinking ahead to ski holidays by train for winter 2023-24, we can help.
Sat 11 Mar 2023

New thoughts on changing station in Paris by RER

Here are some insights about changing in Paris by RER
Tue 21 Feb 2023

Can you change names on train tickets?

Can you change the name on a Eurostar or SNCF ticket? No. But do you need to? Not really.
Mon 20 Feb 2023
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