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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Built in 1928, by the Metropolitan Cammell Carriage and Wagon Company in Saltley, Zena is an original first class parlour car.
Built in 1928, Zena is an original first class parlour car decorated in beautiful Art Deco marquetry.
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.
The bump in a funeral parlour car park in Elgin left angry Audrey - reputed to be worth pounds 60million - with a pounds 500 repair bill.
The sights are best viewed from the comfort of roomy armchairs overlooking giant domed windows in the genteel Pacific Parlour Car.