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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 6, Issue 2 (June 1, 1931)

A Tip for Grumblers

A Tip for Grumblers.

Most of them were collected for the occasion of the Railway Centenary, which took place in Darlington in 1922. During the nine years which have elapsed since, valuable additions have been made to the collection.

Passengers to-day who are in the habit of grumbling at the discomfort and inconvenience of railway travel have only to look upon some of the open-air railway coaches in use in days gone by to realise how much their well-being is studied in 1931.

Few of the first-class habitues would care to travel even in the elegant “Royal Railroad Carriage” shewn in one picture of Queen Victoria and her consort.