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Orient Express

Yo BW dnr
y Ol Chucky
escape hatch
Fish bowl DNR
Enter your dreams dnr
Double Back DNR
Crooked Case dnr
BMC Blah

This train defined luxury back in 1883 when it was launched by the Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits (CIWL).

There are only a couple of these beauties left in the world. One, for example, was repurposed into hotel suites in Venice-Simplon Orient Express. The other, the one, stands dormant in Belgium.

The fact that the abandoned Orient Express stock stands on a rusted siding in Belgium – away from the iconic train’s regular routes of London to Venice and Paris to Istanbul – may suggest it was a separate venture using vintage rollingstock. Or perhaps that’s just where it ended its days, destined to rust away slowly until eventual scrapping....

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