In the early 1860s, trains were the preferred way to travel. They weren’t particularly comfortable, however, until American engineer George Mortimer Pullman decided to make trains more luxurious.
By the late 1860s, trains furnished not only sleeping cars, but kitchen and dining facilities, where A __________. This was innovative for the time, and was aimed to encourage people B __________. The first of these Pullman trains in
In 1881, another railway entrepreneur, George Nagelmacker, introduced the use of a restaurant car onboard, and the first Orient Express train service was begun. Running from
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Everyone in the social register, including royalty, chose to travel on the wheels of that luxury hotel D __________ in wealthy surroundings. Legends, stories, and intrigue surrounded those trips to exotic places, and those famous people E __________.
Unfortunately, during World War II this luxury travel was closed for the most part, and later, after the war, F __________ to start it again. Within the next few years airplane travel became popular, and train passenger service declined.