The World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 6 - New Zealand

Expired 16 x
This episode features a stunning journey through the heart of the South Island’s best scenery. We start at Greymouth, with its historic coal mining past. The train moves on to Arthur’s Pass National Park - which includes the highest pass over the Southern Alps.

Season 1, Episode 5 - Spain

Expired 12 x
This episode features a glorious mountain and coastal route in the sun of Northern Spain. We begin near Leon, part of the famous north Spanish Pilgrimage, nestled in the Picos de Europa mountains.

Season 1, Episode 4 - Switzerland

Expired 9 x
We start in Tirano, Italy and start climbing up through the Italian Alps and lakes of Italy. A big spiral railway heads up 1000 metres - this first stretch heads passed glaciers, viaducts, and even tiny station hotels run by big-hearted pasta-making station masters like at Alp Grum.

Season 1, Episode 3 - Wales

Expired 10 x
The Cambrian Line is the UK’s hidden secret - a rail line of spectacular vistas from the highest mountain in Wales, to two famous castles towering over miles upon miles of golden sand. We start in Pwhelli and head along the lines that were built in the slate industries' heyday. From the steam trains of the Welsh Highland L...

Season 1, Episode 2 - Canada

Expired 9 x
We ride Canada’s iconic Rocky Mountaineer in a jaw-dropping loop that takes us from Vancouver to the heart of the Rockies through some of North America’s most staggering natural beauty to Banff in Alberta.

Season 1, Episode 1 - Norway

Expired 30 x
Cutting through the magical beauty of Norway, this train journey begins in the capital of Oslo and takes us all the way to Bodo inside the Arctic Circle. Our first leg is the 548km Dovre line running from Oslo to the remote northern wonderland of Trondheim. Narrated by Bill Nighy.