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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 6 (October 24, 1926)

The Empty Seat

The Empty Seat

The Empty Seat is eloquent in its silence, eloquent to the fact that passenger department representatives, and all cmployees, have still much more business to get. The Empty Seat is a dead loss to the Railways and a dead loss to the employee. To some it might be a sign of inefficiency; certainly it is an indication that untiring effort must be continued until the Empty Seat is a rarity on all standard trains. How many Empty Seats are you filling?

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The coloured porter of the Pullman car company of America has been described as “the genius of the gentle art of travellers’ comfort.”