Chris Tarrant's Extreme Railway Journeys

May 2019

Season 5 Episode 3 - A Railway Too Far?

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Arriving in Ukraine, Chris wonders what on Earth he is doing here. It’s a country best known for civil war, nuclear disaster, Soviet repression and lots of cabbage soup. Centuries of invaders have left a legacy of a 13,000 mile rail network to explore, but it appears rambling and run down - is this a railway too far?

Season 5 Episode 2 - The Train In Spain

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Chris embarks on a thousand mile journey across Spain’s complex railway system, from Gibraltar in the far south to Bermio on the north coast, deep in Basque Country. He’s on a mission to find out how Spanish railways evolved from some of the most backward in Europe to the most advanced, through one and a half centuries of ...
April 2019

Season 5 Episode 1 - Conquering The Alps

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In the Alps, Chris will be investigating the evolution of mountain railways, following their progress to the spectacular roof of Europe.