The Night Ferry, at night

Another of our Tuesday night social jamborees, this time with Alan showing good old-fashioned colour slides of the Night Ferry sleeping cars that used to run from London to Paris via Dover and Dunkerque. After seeing how it used to be done, the overwhelming impression was that progress on this front has been decidedly backward since a certain female prime minister become convinced that vehicles with rubber tyres were the only way to travel. As someone said, things have come to a pretty pass when Pendolino first class offers inferior accommodation to a Mark III standard class coach...