World's Most Beautiful Railway

World's Most Beautiful Railway catch up

February 2022

Season 1 Episode 6

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The Cairngorms National Park was created in 2003 and is home to UK’s highest mountain range. Cutting through the Cairngorms is the Highland Mainline railway, running 118 miles through glorious countryside, the Highland Mainline links the towns and villages dotted along the line from Inverness to Perth.

Season 1 Episode 5

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In the heart of the Highlands lies the valley of the River Dee. Rising high in the Cairngorm Mountains, the Dee flows through an unspoilt landscape that has captivated visitors for centuries. Among them, Queen Victoria, who fell in love with Deeside and established Balmoral Castle as her Scottish residence.
January 2022

Season 1 Episode 4

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Haymarket will be stretched to the limit as 50,000 fans head to Murrayfield for an eagerly anticipated concert by the Spice Girls. Waverley Duty Station Manager, Pat, has made the five-minute journey to join forces with his Haymarket colleagues, Rab and Laura, to plan how ‘2 Become 1’.

Season 1 Episode 3

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Euston station has been the London hub for travellers to the midlands and the north of England for nearly 200 years. And in 1873, the country’s first official sleeper service left this station attached to a mail train, bound for Scotland. These days, conditions for overnight passengers on the Caledonian Sleeper offer a lit...

Season 1 Episode 2

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Up to 1,000 trains arrive at Waverley station's 20 platforms each day. Today, they're planning for a special arrival on platform 19. It's the 'homecoming' of the world's most iconic steam locomotive, The Flying Scotsman. Designed by 'son of Edinburgh', Sir Nigel Gresley in the 1920s, the Flying Scotsman took just eight hou...

Season 1 Episode 1

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Seventy thousand travellers pass through Waverley station every day and during rush hour over 250 trains come and go to every corner of the UK. But today, crowds have gathered to see the arrival of the Union of South Africa. Built in 1937 and the only member of the ‘A4 class’ of stream-lined steam locomotives still fully o...