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dining car

a railway coach in which meals are served at tables
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The stationary dining car was the outgrowth of the mobile one: A horse-drawn car with a window open on the side, through which the owner sold food to factory workers.
The more expensive Pullman service cars were placed at the back of the train, behind the dining car.
Sommerin, from Caerleon, has helped design the menu on Arriva's premier service, which is keeping the ailing dining car tradition alive.
When Smith returned to the railroad after two years in the service, he became a dining car waiter working the Daylight, then later Southern Pacific's crack overnight Pullman train, the Lark.
The management at Swiss Federal Railways has not only agreed that having two private firms cater its dining cars amounts to one too many--it has decided to take over the top chef role itself.
Each train consists of a locomotive, baggage car, five or six sleeper cars (depending on ridership), two dining cars, a club car, and a parlor lounge/observation car.
The report also includes industry definition, 5-year historical trends on industry sales, establishments and employment, a breakdown of establishments, sales and employment by employee size of establishment (9 categories), and estimates on up to 10 sub-industries, including railroad equipment, freight cars, passenger cars, dining cars and locomotive parts.
Strasburg Rail Road is home to museum quality, working, turn-of-the century steam locomotives, freight cars, dining cars, private cars and one of the largest fleets of historic wooden passenger cars in the world.
And although diners, or dining cars, are not only found in Worcester, they can claim a great deal of history here, and this fine example is likely a part of it.
Framework agreement for the delivery of various food dining cars, purchase food.
The dining venues include two dining cars, where traditional Scottish cuisine is served, and guests can opt for special dietary requirements when booking their stays.
That means oceans of mahogany paneling, plush swivel chairs, floral fabrics, ceiling paintings and some finely detailed wood marquetry in the dining cars - images of birds in cages constructed from highly polished pieces of red oak, white oak, rosewood, walnut, bird's eye maple and poplar.