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At Your Service - Tales from a Railway Dining Car
Silver Link Publishing

At Your Service - Tales from a Railway Dining Car

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An account of a boy starting work in the 1950's: on the railway. An out of the blue suggestion from his local job centre lead to his applying for - and getting, a job on the travelling restaurant service of the Western Region. His tribulations, including living away from home are well described; as is his seeming ability to take it all in his stride. There are many anecdotes and descriptions of what went on behind the scenes, some of which are merely hinted at and leave the reader wanting further information. The mores of working life are featured including; the so called initiation ceremonies. 

A good edition to the " Working Lives " series, personal accounts from an era long past and never to be repeated. Very well worth reading, and not just for railway enthusiasts.

Softback, 80 pages, black & white illustrations

ISBN: 9781857941319

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