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malhotra
malhotra
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Jun 26, 2015 - 11:35 AM

Please advise, do i need to carry my Passport in ORIGINAL or will its photocopy do in ALL SWISS TRAINS.

Need to know the same, as my tickets ( so purchased in advance) say " to carry passport , while travelling"

Arno
Arno
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Jun 26, 2015 - 12:31 PM

Hi malhotra,

You will need your original passport. Whether a copy would actually be a problem I don't know. I carry my original one all the time.

Slowpoke
Slowpoke
7545 posts
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Jun 26, 2015 - 10:05 PM in reply to malhotra

Periodically, a conductor asks for a passport as identification, especially if you are traveling on a reduced fare pass or card.

When my grandson had trouble finding his passport in his backpack recently, the conductor accepted his USA drivers license.

But, she did not have to.

Passport is best.

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