Luxury rail travel in Britain was not just all about the Pullman Company. In fact, you’ll learn that there were many railway companies in Britain that were very active in the luxury sector!
The author (Martyn Pring) has conducted detailed and considerable research tracing the evolution of luxury train travel. Throughout the book he weaves railway history, social change and various travel history themes around a number of Britain’s mainline routes.
Highlights include :
- New unpublished research material
- Many interesting pictures
- In-depth factual text
- Interesting and historical anecdotal narratives
- Rare archive publicity materials