Dining car

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Dining Car at Orient Express.

A dining car (American English) or a restaurant car (British English), also known as diner, is a railroad passenger car. It is a place that provide meals to the passengers like sit-down restaurant.

In the setups, one end of the car contains a kitchen with a long walkway between seats next to it, and the other end has table or booth seating on either side of a center of it.

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  • Foster, George H.; Peter C. Weiglin (1992). The Harvey House Cookbook: Memories of Dining along the Santa Fe Railroad. Longstreet Press, Atlanta, GA. ISBN 1-56352-357-4.
  • Luckin, Richard W. (1994). Mimbres to Mimbreño: A Study of Santa Fe's Famous China Pattern. RK Publishing, Golden, CO. ISBN 0-9626362-1-5.
  • Luckin, Richard W., dir. (DVD) (2003). Super Chief: Speed-Style-Service. RK Publishing, Golden, CO.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  • Porterfield, James D. (1993). Dining by Rail: The History and Recipes of America's Golden Age of Railroad Cuisine. St. Martin's Press, New York, NY. ISBN 0-312-18711-4.
  • Notes on W.A.G.R.'s Dining Cars Watson, L.G. Australian Railway Historical Society Bulletin, September 1982 pp194–213
  • On-train Catering in New South Wales - 1921-2001 Banger, Chris Australian Railway Historical Society Bulletin, March to July 2004 pp102–118;123-141;188-198;222-237;264-279

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