parlour car


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Noun1.parlour car - a passenger car for day travelparlour car - a passenger car for day travel; you pay extra fare for individual chairs
carriage, passenger car, coach - a railcar where passengers ride
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You can take a drink in the parlour car - "a living room on rails," where there's an alternative meal service to the dining car, which offers fresh food on real china.
Built in 1928, by the Metropolitan Cammell Carriage and Wagon Company in Saltley, Zena is an original first class parlour car.
I think it is, to this date, the only one that has the first-class Parlour Car.
The essence of Literature, though, is that the reader is presumed to have ample time to savour fine words and phrases; he or she no longer must figuratively rush to catch a train--but, having caught it, may now luxuriate in the parlour car, happily entertained by a really good book.