Michael Williams

The Trains Now Departed – and why rail travel for women used to be a better experience

March 9, 2015 Blog

IN MY new book The Trains Now Departed: sixteen excursions into the lost delights of Britain’s railways, I explore some of the ways in which the experience of railway travel in Britain was often better than it is now. Here’s a wonderful example, taken from the British Railways Rule Book for staff in 1950. How wonderful if women were treated with such courtesy on today’s trains (if only…). the Book is published by Preface, a division of Penguin Random House, on May 7

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March 9, 2015 Blog

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