Of course advertising for these trains and Wagon Lits was of an exceptionally high standard employing the best graphic artists such as Cassandre to entice the travelling public. Through this we have some of the most iconic images of the twentieth century. This is advertising at its best conveying in single images the speed and savoir faire of the various trains involved.
There is something exciting about travelling overnight by train cocooned in your own special compartment. Of course standards have changed in this modern day era; however we can still travel by sleeper on many trains throughout the world, especially in Europe.