ANON. London Night Ferry Paris.
Original luggage label, c.1950. 130 x 130 mm.
The night ferry was introduced in October 1936. The train was operated by Compagnie Internationale Des Wagons-Lits until 1977 when it was then taken over by British Rail.
The first class sleeping cars and the baggage vans travelled the entire journey. Second class passengers had to walk on and off the ship in the standard way. There was a Pullman car for serving meals. The Night ferry was withdrawn from service in 1980.