Posted by Franco on Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 1:44pm.
Can you please help me point out the difference between "I was travelling by train and I was travelling on the train"?
Thank you very much.

English  samira, Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 1:55pm
I was travelling by train.

English  Ms. Sue, Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 2:05pm
Either is correct and mean about the same.
. . . traveling by train emphasizes a means of going somewhere
. . . traveling on the train emphasizes the person's physical presence inside the train
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