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1984 July:

Repainted into Lake livery with Gold Lining at Carnforth. returned to York by road as no longer certificated to operate on the main line due to the wooden construction of the car.

1984 – Present:

On exhibition within the National Railway Museum at York.

Look Back At Pullman.

1883 – January 125 Years Ago:

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    During the year, Oval buffers commence to be fitted to Pullman

cars.

January 2nd

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    New cars BALMORAL and CULROSS enter service on the East Coast Mainline night services to Scotland joining cars GERMANIA and INDIA.

1908 – January 100 Years Ago:

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    During the year, Gas cooking introduced, replacing solid fuel.

1933 – January 75 Years Ago:

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January 1st

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January 1st

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Pullman cars listed and identified as 112 First Class, 40 Composite, 73 Third Class and 32 Dining.

Inaugural Electric ‘Southern Belle’ with 5 Bel units No.2051, 2052 and 2053 commence operating on the newly 3rd rail electrification of the Brighton to London Victoria mainline. The service will remain in daily operation until April 1972, with the exception of the Second World War. Electric cooking was introduced to the Southern Railway with the new cars entering service. Another first for UK introduced by the Pullman Car Company.

Inaugural use of the new Composite Pullman cars within set formations identified as 6 Pul on the newly 3rd rail electrification of the Brighton to London Victoria mainline.

1948 – January 60 Years Ago:

January 1st

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    Nationalisation of the Railways, but the Pullman Car Company is

unaffected.

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