Midland and Glasgow & South Western Joint dining car

Made:
1914
Interior of a third class rail dining car, 1914. Interior of a dining car, with mannequins representing a family seated MR 3rd Dining Car No 3463 (Midland Diner) - 1978

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Interior of a third class rail dining car, 1914. Interior of a dining car, with mannequins representing a family seated
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MR 3rd Dining Car No 3463 (Midland Diner) - 1978
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Railway carriage, built to drawing 2829 for Midland Railway, No 3463, 3rd class dining car, built 1914, withdrawn 1954. Midland and Glasgow & South Western joint dining car. With long-distance travel taking many hours, dining facilities for passengers were considered essential. Not all were luxurious: this one was for third class passengers, who would have been kept separate from people travelling first class.

Details

Category:
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Object Number:
1975-7030
type:
railway carriage
taxonomy:
  • vehicles and vehicle components
  • vehicle
  • rolling stock
  • passenger carriage
credit:
British Rail, Historical Relics