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Glossary Results for Word "American Special (1)"

American Special (1) American Specials were the boat trainsExplain 'Boat Train' from Euston to Liverpool RiversideExplain 'Riverside, Liverpool' in connection with Cunard line and White Star line sailings (before the companies were amalgamated) mainly to New York. These were afternoon sailings from Liverpool and, before the First World War, down boat trains left Euston at 9.50, 11.00 or 12.00, depending on the sailing time. Up trains left Riverside as soon as possible after the arrival of the ocean liner.