Railway Walks

2016
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S3 Ep6 - Calende - Gateway To The Highlands

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Gateway to the Highlands - Julia Bradbury takes a series of walks following the old tracks of Britain's lost rail empire. In this episode, Julia begins the longest walk yet, a journey through the Highlands over territory with a history of clan conflict and links with folk hero Rob Roy. Many travellers avoided the area due to stories of violent encounters, until the arrival of the railway changed the landscape. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Final) (Rpt) G CC
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S3 Ep5 - Weymouth - Harbouring History

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Harbouring History - Julia Bradbury takes a series of walks following the old tracks of Britain's lost rail empire. In this episode, Julia explores railway history in the backstreets of Weymouth. Tracing the route of a short Dorset line that once ran south from the town and across Chesil Beach and Portland, she learns about the history of Portland Harbour, and the stone that is the isle's most famous export. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Part 5 of 6) G CC
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S3 Ep4 - Speyside - The Whiskey Train

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The Whisky Train - Julia Bradbury takes a series of walks following the old tracks of Britain's lost rail empire. In this episode, Julia visits north-east Scotland to walk along the Speyside Way. The route, which runs between the villages of Craigellachie and Ballindalloch, was the path of a railway that served a remote area and a world-famous drinks industry. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Part 4 of 6) G CC
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S3 Ep3 - Cornwall - The Birth Of Steam

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The Birth of Steam - Julia Bradbury takes a series of walks following the old tracks of Britain's lost rail empire. In this episode, Julia visits Cornwall, where she traces a railway line that has not operated for 140 years. The tracks pass through Redruth, once a thriving area due to its tin and copper reserves, which inspired the engineering feats that preceded Britain's rail empire. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Part 3 of 6) G CC
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S3 Ep2 - Wales - Discovering Snowdonia

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Discovering Snowdonia - Julia Bradbury visits the picturesque Mawddach estuary in Snowdonia. Located between Dolgellau and the coastal resort of Barmouth, this area became a popular tourist destination in the 1860s thanks to the railway connecting it to England's major cities. Since the closure of the train line, the location has become one of the least visited of the region, but has retained its stunning natural beauty. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Part 2 of 6) G CC
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S3 Ep1 - Derbyshire

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The Peak Express - Julia Bradbury takes a series of walks following the old tracks of Britain's lost rail empire. In this episode, Julia offers an insight into industrial Britain as she walks along disused train lines across England, Scotland and Wales. She begins her journey in the heart of the Peak District with a walk along the Monsal Trail, taking in the limestone cliffs and soaring viaducts of the Midland Railway. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Part 1 of 6) G CC
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