Car sleeper service, 1962

Car sleeper service, 1962

Title: Car sleeper service, 1962

Date: 1962

Place: England

Description: Car being loaded onto a British Railways Eastern Region train, 1962. This train transported both passengers and their cars overnight, avoiding a long drive to holiday destinations. This service began in 1955 between King's Cross and Perth and proved to be successful. Motorail services still operate between London and Penzance.

Our reference: 1996-7038_BTF_7468

Collection: British Transport Commission photos

Background: BR Warflat