Tony Robinson's World By Rail

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 5 - Japan

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Dressed in a Kimono and already confused by which slippers he's supposed to be wearing, Tony is bemused by Japan from the moment he arrives. Starting in the southern island of Kyushu, he embarks on a train-filled journey through the country. To cover the huge distances in time, Tony jumps on the legendary Japanese bullet t...

Season 1, Episode 3 - Thailand And Malaysia

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Tony is taking trains through Thailand and Malaysia, immersing himself in plenty of experiences as he goes. He emerges from the train station in Chiang Mai in the north of Thailand to discover himself in the middle of a spectacular Buddhist ceremony, before making friends with a baby elephant and jumping on a sleeper train...

Season 1, Episode 2 - India And Myanmar

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Tony's journey across India and Burma begins in India's mega capital Delhi, where he visits one of the city's oldest markets, Chandni Chowk. Later, crammed on a sleeper train, on one of the busiest railway networks in the world, he races towards the foothills of the Himalayas in Northern India. He tests the Himalayan Mount...

Season 1, Episode 1 - Europe

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In this episode, Tony is in Europe taking in Paris' famous sights. He sets out to learn about the finer points of French social etiquette, and finds out just what's behind Paris' obsession with food. He races back to the station to keep heading east through Europe, visiting Germany, Budapest, and ending his trip in Istanbu...

Season 1, Episode 4 - Australia

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Tony is travelling up Australia's Gold Coast by train from Sydney to Cairns. On this incredible journey, he'll experience everything that Australia has to offer, from a bizarre festival dedicated to the Aussie camp oven in the outback, to unwinding in a bath under the stars and excavating a rare dinosaur graveyard. At a tu...

Season 1, Episode 6 - USA

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Sir Tony begins his USA journey in San Francisco on the West coast, where the hippie heritage he fondly remembers has now been replaced by high tech start-ups. From there, he jumps aboard the famous California Zephyr bound for Denver, Colorado, and finds himself grooming Roger, a show pig, for the local state fair. From th...
Season 2

Season 2, Episode 6 - Scandinavia

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The last leg of Tony’s round the world adventure begins deep in the Arctic Circle. He is on a mission to see Scandinavia in all its glory, to understand the differences from country to country as he travels from the from the beautiful fjords of Norway to meet some happy-go-lucky Danes in Copenhagen. But it all starts with ...

Season 2, Episode 5 - Russia

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Tony is in Russia to experience one of the world’s longest and most famous rail routes: The Trans-Siberian Railway. He has more than 10,000km between there and his final destination, Helsinki. His goal is to get his head around this enormous country and learn about it as he stops along the route. From frozen rivers to warm...

Season 2, Episode 4 - Canada

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Tony’s taking multiple trains into the unknown - well, for him at least - as he makes his first trip to Canada and Alaska. He’s excited to discover what makes Canadians tick and to experience the great wilderness of this part of the world, from the enormous Rockies to the beautiful Alaskan glaciers.

Season 2, Episode 3 - Mexico

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Tony is on a mission to understand the shared history and culture of Mexico and the USA. Going beyond the tourist trail, he meets locals as he travels who bring the whole story to life for him. From deep in the Mexican desert to the star-studded city of LA, Tony is using the railways to explore this fascinating part of the...