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Nothing can beat the romance of luxury train travel between the wars

21 December 2019

9:00 AM

21 December 2019

9:00 AM

There may never have been a murder on the real Orient Express, but otherwise Agatha Christie’s depiction of luxury train travel was pretty accurate. Cordon Bleu cooking, accompanied by fine vintage wines and served by immaculately turned out waiters, was offered to the first class passengers, who often included members of the aristocracy and senior diplomats.

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