Punch,  11 (1846), 136.

Railway Luxuries



News-Commentary, Drollery


Railways, Nutrition, Transport, Engineering, Mechanics, Education, Lecturing

    Discussing proposals to establish a refreshment room on trains, suggests that the engine boiler 'be supplied with soup instead of plain water', and explains that the steam produced from soup would 'have much greater force' than that from water vapour. Adds that the Eastern Counties train will have 'a Mechanics' Institute for the third class' and lectures on anatomy.

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