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restaurant car

Brit a railway coach in which meals are served
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JR East) said Wednesday it will start operating an upscale restaurant car train this fall featuring delicacies and interior designs from the Tohoku region on its lines in northeastern Japan.
At the end of the British Rail era in 1994, 249 regular restaurant car services were still going, though that dwindled to just 15, and as of yesterday was reduced to none.
A spokesman for the company said the story was "a triple helping of tosh, baloney and balderdash" and that the restaurant cars would remain central to GNER's operations.
But claims that the loss-making restaurant cars are to be axed are apparently wide of the mark despite some cost cutting earlier in the year taking the number of cars operating to 90 out of 123, when numbers had been more than 100.
TROUBLED rail operator GNER has moved quickly to deny a Sunday newspaper report claiming it wants to axe its restaurant cars.
But claims that the loss- making restaurant cars are to be axed are apparently wide of the mark despite some cost cutting earlier in the year taking the number of cars operating to 90 out of 123, when numbers had been over 100.

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