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Mar 27, 2014

Sleeping car's seaside slumber

A railway carriage beside the Wales Coast Path in Ceredigion has been going nowhere for 83 years. It was built in 1905 as a sleeping car for the ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

London & South Western Railway's overnight trains between London and Plymouth. When it came out of service in 1931, its wooden body was detached from the underframe and moved to Aberporth to provide accommodation for holidaymakers. Now known as Wendy, it's still one of Britain's quirkiest holiday lets. For more on the story, scan the QR codes by the path or click here.