Wednesday, 16 May 2012

London and North Western Railway Dining Train - 1905

This London and North Western Railway dining train, built in 1905, was one of the company's prestige services on the West Coast Main Line route. Nevertheless, services such as these, while luxurious and aimed at winning traffic from competitors, have been blamed for reducing the profitability of later nineteenth and early twentieth century railway companies, by forcing up operating and rolling stock construction costs. Whether they did or not, still needs to be accurately determined.

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