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Deciphering a DB train ticket

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Deciphering a DB train ticket

Hi there,

I'm booked to travel from Dresden to Prague on the DB train. I ran the ticket through google translate but am still having trouble figuring out what seat I'm actually in? Right now my ticket reads:

EC 171, 1 Sitzplatz, WG 258, Pl 16, 1 Fenster, Abteil, Nichtraucher

I get that it's the EC 171 train, non smoking compartment. But what's 1 Sitzplatz, WG 258 and Pl 16? Is there an actual seat assignment or do I just sit anywhere? Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks folks!

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1. Re: Deciphering a DB train ticket

> EC 171

EC #171

> 1 Sitzplatz

1 seat (reserved)

> WG 258

(in) rail car (literally wagon) #258

> Pl 16

seat (literally place) #16

> 1 Fenster

1 window (seat)

> Abteil

(in a) compartment

> Nichtraucher

non smoking. This is however rather obsolete as smoking is anyway no more allowed on the trains at all.

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2. Re: Deciphering a DB train ticket

Thank you so much!

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