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MV St Columba - Past and Present

MV St Columba – Past and Present

MV Masarrah, ex Express Aphrodite, Stena Adventurer, Stena Hibernia, St Columba – Steel twin screw motor vessel built by Aalborg Vaerft A/S, Aalborg, Denmark in 1977 (Yard No 214) for Sealink UK Ltd, as a passenger and roll-on roll-off vehicle ferry

The Night Ferry - Shipping Timeline

The Night Ferry – Shipping Timeline

Introduced on the night of the 14th-15th October 1936, the Night Ferry was an international sleeper train operating between London Victoria and Paris Gare du Nord. In later years Brussels was also served. The service was operated by the Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits, SNCF (French National Railways) and the Southern Railway.