Trianon Bar in Pullman Bar Car: the lounge section

RIBApix ref no RIBA77634
Architect/DesignerLevin, Richard (1910-2000)
Artist/PhotographerHobbs Offen & Co. Ltd
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1946
Image Date1946
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceAP139/33
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The interior of this Pullman car was remodelled as the Trianon Bar for the re-introduction of the Golden Arrow in 1946. The designer was Richard Levin, employed by Bakelite Ltd. and this was the first all-plastic refreshment car to run on Britain's railways It featured Warerite plastic laminates in colours of pink, cream and grey prior to the fitting of the decorative wall panels. .

Subject tags

Food & drink, restaurants, plastics, trains