In gin-soaked 19th-century Britain, the temperance movement emerged to counteract the myriad social problems stemming from alcohol abuse. Temperance advocates and activists felt an organized effort to limit consumption was the best solution. Among them was Thomas Cook, a former Baptist preacher and cabinet maker.
“Drinking on a train is, in every respect, the perfect antidote to our overworked minds,” Bharat Vohra, who blogs about train travels at bratislav.blog, recently told VinePair.
Thirsty New York City-to-Connecticut commuters can throw away their brown paper bags, because bar cars are coming back with a brand new look. Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy announced on September 13 that 60 new cars will be added to the New Haven Line from Grand Central to New Haven, and 10 of those new cars […]