James Bond is in the midst of an intense talk with Captain Nash when he senses change.
The train began to slow down.
Domodossola. The Italian frontier. But what about customs? But Bond remembered. There were no formalities for the through carriages until they got to France, to the frontier, Vallorbes.
The station of Domodossola is another in the series of 19th century train stations still in use today, having opened in 1888.