2 OCTOBER 1852, Page 14


14th September 1852. Bra—With reference to your remarks on the much-called-for improve- ment in outside railroad travelling, I beg to mention what I witnessed a few days since abroad. There is a small line from Namur to Liege, skirting the banks of the beautiful scenery of the Meuse. There is an open platform of some length, having at each end the interior seats, sheltering the traveller from the wind, and to which he can retreat in case of wet. It is true that this is for the accommodation of first-class passenger; but there is no reason why the prin- ciple should not be adapted to others. Those who have travelled by this line will bear witness to the pleasure of this arrangement, as well as