Victoria station, c 1935.
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Entrance for Golden Arrow passengers, at Victoria station, London, about 1935. The Golden Arrow was a Pullman train, which began running in 1929. It took passengers from Victoria station in London to Dover. The passengers transferred to a ferry to Calais, and at Calais joined another train, the Fleche d'Or (meaning Golden Arrow) which took them to Paris. The service was withdrawn in 1972.