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sleeping car

a railway car fitted with compartments containing bunks for people to sleep in
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While the company employed a mostly white workforce to manufacture railroad passenger cars, it also hired former slaves to serve as porters, waiters and maids on its iconic sleeping cars.
The train will consist of passenger cars of the Greek railway company as well as of sleeping cars of the state-run Serbian railway company.
1873: British trains were fitted with toilets - but only in sleeping cars. 1877: The first human cannonball act was performed at London's Amphitheatre, when acrobatic Lady Zazal was shot by elastic springs into a safety net.
Referring to the agreement signed with Bulgaria regarding passenger railway car manufacturing, Ertiryaki said, "we will deliver 30 sleeping cars to Bulgarian Railways in 18 months.
The 130 passenger rail cars include 25 sleeping cars, 25 diners, 55 baggage cars and 25 baggage/dormitory cars that will be primarily used on interstate trains.
The sleeping cars provide 16 twin and four single state cabins, beautifully fitted out in rich marquetry, each providing a comfortable and intimate area to relax and enjoy the stunning scenery.
Third-class sleeping cars were improved with lying-down accommodation for four passengers.
and sleeping cars rocking, each rounding the mountain
The order covers delivery of fire alarms to 20 high-speed train sets with 16 sleeping cars.
Sleeping cars were in short supply and the Office of Defense Transportation frequently directed railroads, as shown in this Rock Island Railroad notice, to cancel their civilian sleeper reservations to free up Pullman sleeping cars for troop movements.
The book tells of the men who worked on George Pullman's railroad sleeping cars, examining their role in the Civil Rights Movement, black trade unions, and the birth of the African-American middle class.
AUDI just won't let sleeping cars lie, they've introduced their best TT Coupe ever.