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Nuala McCann: Tragically for UK teens, Manfred Weber's Interrail idea is lovely

With Brexit looming, this is the first and last year that teenagers from the UK can apply for a free Interrail pass. The idea is the brainchild of German MEP Manfred Weber whose long-term vision is to offer a free pass to each child in an EU country when they turn 18 as a way of promoting cultural and social ties

This summer, 15,000 European 18-year-olds will get a free Interrail pass that will allow them to travel throughout the continent
IT’S a lovely gesture. Thousands of teenagers from the UK who turn 18 before July are being offered the chance to bid farewell to Europe with free Interrail passes this summer. With Brexit lo[...]

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