Great British Railway Journeys

Season 2
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Season 2 Episode 24 - Roybridge To Glenfinnan

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Michael Portillo takes to the tracks with a copy of George Bradshaw’s Victorian Railway Guidebook. In a series of five epic journeys, Portillo travels the length and breadth of the country to see how the railways changed us, and what of Bradshaw’s Britain remains. All this week, he journeys along one of the most scenic rai...
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Season 2 Episode 23 - Oban To Corrour

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Michael Portillo takes to the tracks with a copy of George Bradshaw’s Victorian Railway Guidebook. In a series of five epic journeys, Portillo travels the length and breadth of the country to see how the railways changed us, and what of Bradshaw’s Britain remains. All this week, he journeys along one of the most scenic rai...
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Season 2 Episode 22 - Dumbarton To Tyndrum

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Michael explores the historic Dumbarton shipyards that built the Cutty Sark, visits one of Queen Victoria’s favourite haunts, Loch Lomond and goes hunting for gold in Scotland’s mountains.
Season 4
29:10

Season 4 Episode 13 - Dufftown To Aviemore

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Michael learns how Victorian whisky trains were raided by robbers, travels along one of Scotland’s most impressive viaducts and discovers that life is not always sweet on a shortbread production line.
Season 2
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Season 2 Episode 21 - Ayr To Paisley

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Michael Portillo takes to the tracks with a copy of George Bradshaw’s Victorian Railway Guidebook. In a series of five epic journeys, Portillo travels the length and breadth of the country to see how the railways changed us, and what of Bradshaw’s Britain remains. All this week, he journeys along one of the most scenic rai...
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Season 2 Episode 20 - Hythe To Hastings

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Michael Portillo takes to the tracks with a copy of George Bradshaw’s Victorian Railway Guidebook. In a series of five epic journeys, Portillo travels the length and breadth of the country to see how the railways changed us, and what of Bradshaw’s Britain remains. All this week, he journeys through Kent, from London Bridge...
Season 4
29:00

Season 4 Episode 12 - Dundee To Aberdeen

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Michael Portillo takes to the tracks with his copy of Bradshaw's Victorian railway guidebook. Portillo travels the length of the British Isles to see what of Bradshaw's World remains. Michael explores the stunning scenery of rural and coastal Scotland, where he treks through the industrial and dramatic Highland landscapes....
Season 2
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Season 2 Episode 19 - Sandwich To Folkestone

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Michael explores a secret port that ran the first train ferries to France carrying vital supplies during the WWI, visits Walmer castle, the home of the Duke of Wellington, and discovers how the Victorians initiated the building of the Channel tunnel.
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Season 2, Episode 18 - Canterbury To Margate

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Michael Portillo takes to the tracks with a copy of George Bradshaw’s Victorian Railway Guidebook. In a series of five epic journeys, Portillo travels the length and breadth of the country to see how the railways changed us, and what of Bradshaw’s Britain remains. All this week, he journeys through Kent, from London Bridge...
Season 4
29:09

Season 4 Episode 11 - Stirling To Invergowrie

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Michael Portillo takes to the tracks with his copy of Bradshaw’s Victorian railway guidebook. This week, Michael is exploring the stunning scenery of rural and coastal Scotland, travelling from Stirling, through the industrial east coast and dramatic Highland landscapes, to the beauty of the western lochs finally ending hi...
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