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sleeping car

a railway car fitted with compartments containing bunks for people to sleep in
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We dont do BOGO fares for coach and sleeping car customers simultaneously very often, so this is an exciting offer to welcome back our customers to and from Memphis, Jackson and New Orleans, plus the intermediate stops in Hammond, McComb, Brookhaven, Hazelhurst, Yazoo City, Greenwood and Marks.
And again, sleeping car patrons on long distance trains, a particular target of House Republicans, contribute over a third of Amtrak's total long-distance revenue.
The Pullman designation honors the neighborhood built by industrialist George Pullman in the 19th century for workers to manufacture luxurious railroad sleeping cars.
In the 1920s, Pullman employees created the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the first African-American union with collective bargaining rights, a group that was instrumental in advancing the black middle class.
Set in 1945, Europa tells the story of a young American, who gets a job on the Zentropa train line as a sleeping car conductor.
high-class juvenile hurdler Clear b c Yeats - Walkyrie; out of an unraced Sleeping Car mare, who is related to five winners 93 b c Yeats - Walkyrie; out of an unraced Sleeping Car mare, who is related to five winners including the exceptional two-mile chaser Azertyuiop.
A TWIN BED tucked under the 8-foot-high ceiling unfolds from the wall like an upper berth in a railway sleeping car. The queen-size bed beneath converts into a couch.
In this excellent book, Bynum (history, Purdue U.) looks at Randolph's role in the trade union and Civil Rights movements, showing how his work in organizing for and leading the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters--the country's first all-Black union--laid crucial groundwork for the victories of social justice movements later in the century.
The Amtrak Lake Shore Limited will offer sleeping car service between Chicago and Boston to better suit passengers needs, starting with the eastbound departure of Trains 48/448 on April 2 from Chicago and the westbound departure of Trains 49/449 from New York and Boston on April 4.
Philip Randolph, president of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, and W.E.B.
In 1925, the railroad porters, who provided top-notch service to passengers, banded together to form the first all-Black union, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters.
Philip Randolph founds the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters to help African-American railroad workers fight for fair wages and better working conditions.