Film and train fans have the opportunity to travel in Wes Anderson style.
Filmmakers pay homage to the golden age of big screens and travel by redesigning the Belmond dining car, one of the country’s most luxurious trains. British Pullman..
A carriage from the 1920s to the 1950s departs London Victoria and travels throughout the UK on day trips and weekend breaks.
Anderson in favor of the 2007 movie, Darjeeling ExpressDesigned a service carriage that made its dining debut on a trip to Cardiff this week.
The Cygnus dining carriage can accommodate up to 26 passengers and two private coupes, each seating four. It features Art Nouveau style, geometric patterns, polished wood and emerald shades.
Anderson’s aesthetic is unmistakable – all saturated colors and symmetry seen through vintage lenses. It accidentally influenced Wes Anderson, a travel-themed Instagram account. This account has 1.5 million followers and its own spin-off coffee table book.
Anderson said: I had frequent opportunities to invent train compartments and carriages in the film. So I’m in favor of this right away and want to create something new while participating in the conservation process that accompanies all the classic Belmond train projects. ..
“They keep alive something special. They will ignite this endangered species trip and lead it to a new golden age.”
The film director was previously invited to design Cafe Ruth in Milan Grand Budapest Hotel. He said the project was “a childhood fantasy realized” and he wanted to be an architect when he was “really young.”
Future trips to Belmond British Pullman include a Champagne Afternoon Tea on November 14th (£ 420pp), a round trip from London Victoria to Sally, and a Christmas Lunch Trip in December (starting at £ 400pp).