Pullman dining car, 1879.

Pullman dining car, 1879.
3 3 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm


Plate from the Illustrated London News. The Ohio sleeper car, the first sleeper car of the Great Northen Railway, produced in 1875, was converted four years later into a dining car, designed by Waring, who when on design the London and North Western Railway Royal Train in 1902-3 and the royal yacht. The use of the car  renamed the Prince of Wales, was limited to first class passengers, whom it allowed a leisurely dinner during its four-hour journeys from Kings Cross to Leeds.

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