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The Weekly Poser: Where is this?

We need some winter sun, so let's leave the UK this week. Where is this tramway?

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Last week's Where is this?

At the current terminus of a steam operated narrow gauge heritage line somewhere in England (no, not Wales). A Drewry diesel is on yard duties. Where is this terminus? And which line?

Answer: Woody Bay on the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway. Congratulations are due to the following for their correct answers: Richard Maund, Simon Wass, Paul Hopper, Peter Davies, David Winter, John Gilbey, Ted Millward and Peter Tisdale.

The original line meandered for 20 miles across western Exmoor to reach the clifftop resort of Lynton, opening in 1898. The SR took over the line in 1923, but struggled to integrate a narrow gauge line which had a Barnstaple terminus somewhat distant from either the main GWR and SR stations. The timetable shows a service intermingled with bus operations which could match the railway's 90-minute journey times. When the line was shut in 1935 the first heritage tourist lines were still 15 years - and a War - in the future.

The heritage line only has the single station at Woody Bay, and runs out-and-back services towards Killington Lane. It's an enjoyable day out. The loco is Pilton, an 0-6-0 150hp diesel-mechanical. Given the very early closure, most of the original L&B trackbed has long been in private ownership, so the full line is unlikely to be recreated.

The final summer timetable July-September 1935


UK television listings with a transport theme for the next eight days

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Abandoned Engineering -:- An eerie, empty country village which hides a sad secret, a mysterious tower battered by the elements and a disused railway deep beneath the streets of a city

Agatha Christie's Marple -:- The sleuth investigates her friend Elspeth McGillicuddy's claim to have witnessed a murder being committed on a passing train during a rail journey, but everyone is stumped by the lack of a body. Mystery, starring Geraldine McEwan, Pam Ferris, Niamh Cusack, John Hannah, Amanda Holden, Griff Rhys Jones, David Warner, Jenny Agutter and Rob Brydon

Air Crash Investigation -:- Investigators make a shocking discovery that threatens Russia's aviation system when a plane crashes onto the trans-Siberian railway, leaving all 88 people on board dead

Crimes and Confessions -:- Revisiting the Sallins mail train robbery in March 1976, examining allegations against detectives who worked on the case and the role of the non-jury Special Criminal Court in the subsequent trials

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Armed with his early 20th century Bradshaw's Guide, Michael Portillo sets off on the first leg of a trip through Britain's industrial heartlands in the footsteps of George V, beginning by travelling from Warrington to Preston

Great British Railway Journeys -:- At Trinity College, Dublin, Michael Portillo discovers one of Ireland's greatest treasures, and also explores the house and gardens of Powerscourt in County Wicklow

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Following the route of the old Caledonian Railway Company, Michael Portillo discovers the 'Riviera of the Highlands'. With a daily direct train service to Kings Cross, Gleneagles remains a top destination and is also headquarters for the British School of Falconry. Berry Town, aka Blairgowrie, is Michael's next stop. At the home of the Scottish raspberry industry, which once sent fruit to London daily on board a raspberry special service from Cooper Angus station, Michael learns how to pick this most delicate of berries. The last stop on this leg is the city of Dundee, where he visits publisher DC Thomson

Great British Railway Journeys -:- In Blackburn, Michael Portillo catches a rare glimpse of Edwardian life on celluloid and marvels at how factory workers and schoolchildren alike were drawn to seek fame on film. Continuing east to Nelson, Michael braves the enemy camp to have a pint of tea with the socialist working classes in Britain's last Clarion House

Great British Railway Journeys -:- In Dorset, Michael Portillo visits Brownsea Island, where Robert Baden Powell began the scout movement in the early 20th century. Joining a group of present scouts, the presenter learns to build a bivouac and finds out what it is about scouting that still appeals to boys - and girls - today. In the New Forest, Michael searches out some unsung heroes of the First World War - the ponies who became war horses - and hears their story from a commoner who runs a stable and riding school. Then in Bournemouth, the one-time MP investigates a very British institution - the beach hut

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo arrives in Croydon, where he hears the story of a mixed-race composer who was once celebrated but is now forgotten. At Three Bridges station, he is delighted to find a recently built depot and its fleet of new Class 700 trains - and is given the great honour of washing one down. In Lewes, he makes a beeline for Charleston, the home of artists Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant, and in Shoreham-by-Sea, Michael discovers how magnificent Edwardians in flying machines took off from the oldest licensed airport in the country

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo begins a journey across Ireland, starting in the port of Wexford, where he takes to the seas in a 100-year-old lifeboat and discovers a hero of the American navy

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo continues his Irish journey from Dromod to Sligo. Along the way he discovers how the landscape inspired the poet WB Yeats and learns to make a potato pancake

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo continues his journey across Ireland, travelling from Navan to Mullingar. Along the way, he gets up to speed with modern archaeology in County Meath, where he uncovers a controversial Victorian dig at the sacred Hill of Tara. Later, he investigates leaping salmon in Leixslip, and in Mullingar, bangs the drum for the town's traditional marching band

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo continues his railway journey from Newcastle to Loch Ness, steered by his 1930s Bradshaw's Guide. Stopping at Dundee, Michael heads for Glamis Castle, where Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, the Queen Mother, grew up. Michael hears about her happy childhood and how she later found sanctuary there, when King Edward VIII abdicated and she and Prince Albert unexpectedly became king and queen of the United Kingdom

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo embarks on the final leg of his journey following the route of the North Country Continental service. Along the way he meets volunteers on the Mid-Suffolk Light railway and is permitted to drive 'The Middy'. In Leiston, Michael uncovers the world's first purpose-built assembly line, while in Ipswich the work of a young Victorian engineering prodigy impresses the ex-politician. At his destination of Harwich the presenter discovers how the port became a gateway to the continent, only to be superseded by a new deep-water port further inland

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo embarks on train journeys through Edwardian Britain, exploring the grand estates of Norfolk and a bivouac on Brownsea Island on the way. He also learns the ropes aboard an Edwardian wherry on the Norfolk Broads

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo explores an Edwardian utopia in Letchworth, where he meets a fourth generation citizen who introduces him to the town's community spirit. He then heads towards London, and discovers a favoured haunt of King Edward VII, before sampling the monarch's favourite tipple, the King's Ginger

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo explores the Britain of the 1930s as he sets out on another adventure. Beginning just outside Newcastle in Jarrow, Michael uncovers the desperation that led 200 men to march 300 miles to Westminster in order to petition the government for work. The first leg of his journey ends Spennymoor, Co Durham, where he meets the son of a miner who became one of the most famous 20th-century artists of the region

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo explores the West Country between the wars, setting off from the Cornish seaside resort of St Ives and ending his first in the former mining village of St Day

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo heads from Warwick to Rye in East Sussex. In the orchards of East Malling, Kent, Michael discovers how the Edwardians' serious attitude towards cultivation bears fruit even now. In Folkestone, he hears how the town coped with an influx of more than 100,000 refugees fleeing the German invasion in 1914. In the High Weald, Michael heads for Tenterden Town and the light railway that opened in 1900. His final stop is the medieval Cinque Port of Rye, where he tours the home and garden of author Henry James

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo heads to Chichester, West Sussex, where he encounters an Edwardian motoring duo patronised by King Edward VII. After a grand tour of their factory, he is treated to some rest and relaxation in one of their finest vehicles. Arriving in the resort of Southsea, Hampshire, Michael heads for the King's Theatre, where he treads the boards in a community production of Lads in the Village. Crossing the Solent, the presenter boards the Island Line to travel along the pier in a 1930s London Underground carriage, then hops on to the Isle of Wight heritage line bound for Wootton

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo is at Elgin's port, the coastal town of Lossiemouth, where the Labour Party's first prime minister James Ramsay MacDonald was born. Nearby, Michael finds a remote boarding school established in the 1930s and famous today both for its unusual ideas and its royal former pupils. His penultimate stop is Inverness, where he uncovers the work of female photographer MEM Donaldson, who documented a Highland way of life that was rapidly disappearing. Michael's journey ends at Loch Ness, where he joins a Deep Scan research team scouring the deep for signs of the elusive monster

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo is in Northumbria en route to the Highlands, heading to Kielder Forest to discover what lay behind a national initiative to plant one of the largest manmade woodlands in Europe. Crossing the border to Scotland, Michael arrives in the weaving town of Hawick to visit Lovat Mill, where, in the 1930s, tweed was big business, and also goes to the movies, sitting in the front stalls at the Dominion cinema in Morningside

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo journeys from Piccadilly Circus to Gravesend, visiting an exotic West End store that was popular among Victorian women and hearing how a Russian ballet company took London by storm in 1909. He also discovers the origins of netball and gymslips at North Kent College and meets the pilots of the Port of London Authority, founded in the early 20th century

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo picks up his rail journey from Warwick to Rye. In Reading, he traces the origins of education for workers, and in Cliveden explores a great Italianate mansion

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo reaches Bodmin en route to Totnes, as he explores the West Country from St Ives to Salisbury Plain. Out on the rugged moor, Michael hears how the celebrated author Daphne du Maurier captivated readers between the wars with her tales of smuggling at the Jamaica Inn. In Devon, Michael takes the plunge at Plymouth's beautiful art deco Tinside Lido, while at Ivybridge, he boards a vehicle like no other to cross the causeway to Burgh Island, where a 1930s playboy built a splendid art deco party palace

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo reaches the capital on his rail journey from Warwick to Rye in East Sussex. In Ealing, he is transformed for the silver screen by expert hair and make-up, before travelling to Fulham, where he heads underground to explore London's new super sewer. Then, Michael visits the London School of Economics and Political Science in central London, before finally arriving in Kensington

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo travels from Gainsborough to Ely, along the way learning about a Victorian machine that changed shopping for ever and the poet Alfred Tennyson

Great British Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo visits Cornwall's county town, Truro, heading to the historic estate of Trewithen, whose gardens were stocked from China by professional plant hunters commissioned by its owner. The Atlantic Coast branch line carries Michael north to Newquay, where he discovers a pioneering surfer and braves the waves on a belly board. In the nearby village of St Mawgan, Michael is introduced to the ancient Cornish sport of 'wrassling', which surged in popularity between the wars as part of a Cornish Celtic revival

Great British Railway Journeys -:- On the last leg of Michael Portillo's long journey from Wexford to Westport, a fashionable Victorian seaweed bath is followed by a steamy scene in Ballina. On tenterhooks in Foxford, Michael discovers the visionary charity of an entrepreneurial nun, learns of a double tragedy at Clew Bay and begins a pilgrimage to the summit of Croagh Patrick, Ireland's holy mountain

Great Continental Railway Journeys -:- Armed with his trusty copy of Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide of 1913, Michael Portillo explores the former domain of the Habsburg monarchs, beginning in the Hungarian capital Budapest. He then travels to Austria via Bratislava in Slovakia, and in Vienna he immerses himself in pre-First World War decadence. From there he heads to Salzburg, before going on to the Salzkammergut region to visit the emperor's Austrian summer residence at Bad Ischl, where in 1914 Franz Joseph I signed a declaration that changed the course of European history

Great Continental Railway Journeys -:- Following in the footsteps of early 20th-century travellers, Michael Portillo uses his 1913 copy of Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide to explore Switzerland, which was a favourite with Edwardian tourists. He begins in Basel, travels east to visit the industrial regions of Zurich and learns about the engineering feats needed to thread the rail network through the Alps. He takes in the striking beauty of Lake Lucerne, before ending with an ascent by train to Europe's highest station at Jungfraujoch

Great Continental Railway Journeys -:- In Vienna, Michael Portillo encounters a pre-Cold War spy and learns about the concert that caused a riot in 1913. He then travels the Habsburg imperial line across the Semmering Pass, a line blasted through the Alps. In Graz, the former politician ventures underground at the Lurgrotte Caves to find out about a famous rescue operation of the past, then in Slovenia discovers how an earthquake in Ljubljana prompted its citizens to assert their national identity in architecture and art. Arriving in the Italian port of Trieste, Michael savours the imported coffee that fuelled a cafe culture

Great Continental Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo once again ventures onto the European rail network to retrace journeys featured in George Bradshaw's 1913 publication Continental Guide. He begins in Spain, where he visits the scene of an assassination attempt at a royal wedding in Madrid, before dancing with an unusual partner in Cordoba. He investigates the story behind Bizet's Carmen at a tobacco factory in Seville, learns about Winston Churchill's tense diplomatic mission to Algeciras and finishes with tales of British espionage in Gibraltar

Great Continental Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo travels through Germany, beginning his journey in Berlin - which at the beginning of the 20th Century was a powerhouse of science and technology. Led by his copy of Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide of 1913, he heads west via the Harz Mountains to the industrial Ruhr Valley to learn how imperial Germany was ready for war. He then goes south along the tourist trail of the castle-studded Rhine river and ends in the Rheingau to taste the wines of its vineyards

Great Continental Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo uses his 1913 copy of Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide to explore Holland and Belgium, before travelling to the French sector of the Western Front. He ends his journey in the Forest of Compiegne in northern France to hear how the First World War armistice was signed in a railway carriage

Great Continental Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo ventures onto the European rail network to retrace journeys featured in Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide of 1913, beginning with London to Monte Carlo. His first stop is Paris, where he absorbs the atmosphere, before heading south to the Cote d'Azur and ending his journey at Monaco's gaming tables

Great Indian Railway Journeys -:- Michael Portillo's Bradshaw's 1913 Handbook of Indian, Foreign and Colonial Travel leads him on railway journey through the modern south Indian states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. He travels from the former princely state of Mysuru, aka Mysore, to the first stronghold of the East India Company in Chennai, formerly Madras

Great Indian Railway Journeys -:- On a journey from Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh to Kolkata in West Bengal, Michael Portillo charts a course through India's history from the days of The East India Company to the dawn of independence. In Lucknow, he tastes the famous kebabs, stops off at Bodh Gaya, where he meditates on its Buddhist heritage, and In Kolkata, he glimpses colonial Calcutta in the grand Great Eastern Hotel

How Do They Do It? -:- How do they make an almost invisible hearing aid that connects wirelessly to your phone? And, how do they build the carriages for London's new underground railway?

How It's Made -:- The development processed behind the creation of carbon fibre, railcar movers and hood ornaments. Plus, the techniques used in antique frame restoration

Impossible Engineering -:- The creation of Hudson Yards on Manhattan Island, New York, a construction project built over the tracks and railway sidings of Penn Station - literally in thin air

Impossible Railways -:- Since their meteoric rise in the 19th Century, railways have been at the forefront of modern engineering. They've conquered dizzying altitudes, wilderness, seas and cities.

Impossible Railways -:- Since their rise in the 19th century, railways have been at the forefront of modern engineering and transport, conquering dizzying altitudes, wilderness, seas and cities

Inside the Steam Train Museum -:- A look behind the scenes at Bressingham Steam Museum, revealing what it takes to keep the museum running, from restoring full-size steam engines and rebuilding railway tracks to rehabilitating a wooden cockerel from a set of Victorian gallopers. John and his team of volunteers drive a steam roller to a local country show, Dave has trouble starting a vintage bus, while younger volunteers, Alex and Taz enter into the spirit of the day by cooking lunch in a steam engine the traditional 1940s way. Narrated by Ellie Blake

Inside the Steam Train Museum -:- Documentary following the endearing characters who banded together to keep Bressingham Steam Museum in Norfolk - which is run as a charity - going. In the first edition, new volunteer Phil learns how to drive a steam engine, despite doubting his abilities. Brian the museum's carpenter repairs a golden cockerel for the Victorian gallopers, but struggles when it comes to fitting it

Japan Railway Journal -:- Discover the secrets of Japan's railways, from the newest technologies and systems in use to travel tips and must-see places.

Japan Railway Journal -:- The Japanese railway industry has seen the introduction of many unique trains in recent years - see how new design elements and technological advancements are causing Japanese trains to evolve.

Mega Shippers -:- In Texas, the process of unloading a 726-tonne column requires everyone's attention, while in London, a rail worker sends 22 train carriages of cement across the city

Mighty Trains -:- The Indian Pacific is a massive locomotive that journeys across Australia. How does it traverse some of the most scenic and remote areas a train has ever gone?

Mrs Biggs -:- Drama about the lives of Ronnie Biggs and his wife, Charmian, starring Daniel Mays and Sheridan Smith. The couple first meet on a London commuter train and embark on a passionate affair, after which they elope to the south coast with money he made her steal from work. Ronnie goes to prison, and following his release vows to go straight - but everything changes when he asks old friend Bruce Reynolds to lend him the deposit for a house. Reynolds' money is tied up planning what is to become the biggest heist in British history - the Great Train Robbery - and he manages to wear down Ronnie's reluctance about becoming involved in the crime. With Adrian Scarborough, Caroline Goodall and Jay Simpson

Mrs Biggs -:- Ronnie takes part in the Great Train Robbery and returns home to a horrified Charmian. She is aware of the magnitude of the crime and knows the stability of their family has been jeopardised for ever - and this proves to be the case when he is arrested and sentenced to 30 years in prison. Disowned by her loved ones, Charmian must navigate her way through an extortion attempt while facing up to the prospect of raising their children alone. Drama, starring Sheridan Smith and Daniel Mays

Night Train to Lisbon (2013) -:- An academic impulsively pursues a woman he met by chance, leading to him abandoning his job to follow her to Lisbon. On the journey, he reads a book belonging to her, and is inspired by the philosopher who wrote it. He sets out to track down everyone who knew the author to discover the story of his life. Drama based on Pascal Mercier's novel, starring Jeremy Irons and Melanie Laurent

Oli Wyn -:- The steam train crew prepares the tracks as the Vale of Rheidol's steam train makes plans to venture out on its first journey following the winter

Paddington Station 24/7 -:- A driver raises the alarm when he suspects that his train has hit something - or someone - on the line, while heavy rain brings down a tree which closes the tracks between Banbury and Oxford. Plus, engineers begin the process of dismantling a Victorian viaduct

Paddington Station 24/7 -:- In preparation for its launch of a new fleet of intercity express trains, Great Western Railway and Network Rail work hard to upgrade the track and the stations serve them. To mark the 175th anniversary of Queen Victoria becoming the first monarch to travel by train, the Queen will make the same journey from Slough to Paddington on one of the new trains. Further along the line at Reading, revenue protection inspector Lyn has been alerted to a man travelling without a ticket

Paddington Station 24/7 -:- Mobile operations manager Jane is called to Burnham, Buckinghamshire, where a van has struck a bridge, and it is up to her to assess whether any significant damage has been caused to the railway line that runs over it. When a train breaks down on platform 15 of Reading station, staff are under pressure to identify and rectify the issue as quickly as possible to avoid any widespread delays, but fixing a fault with the brakes proves to be very complex

Paddington Station 24/7 -:- Sunday's services grind to a halt when the 11.57 service to Penzance derails as it is departing, while a knife-carrying passenger causes concern in Bristol. Elsewhere, a team of specialists clean the mats laid down to protect the tracks from the actions of passengers ignoring the signs advising them not to flush onboard toilets while the trains are in the station

Snow -:- Documentary about the impact of cold weather on British railways in 1963

The Architecture the Railways Built -:- Tim Dunn visits the Ffestiniog in North Wales originally built to transport slate from mountain to coast and learns about Amsterdam Centraal

The Big Snow of '82 -:- News archive, home movies and interviews with celebrities are combined to look back at the extreme weather that hit Britain in December and January 40 years ago. Stories covered include a deadly train crash caused by a blizzard, as well as the Penlee lifeboat disaster, daring motorway rescues and RAF helicopters delivering lifesaving parcels to stranded Highlanders

The Repair Shop -:- The experts use their restoration skills on an ancient penny farthing bicycle, a battered leather briefcase and a clocking-on clock from the British Rail depot in Crewe

The Stranger Wore a Gun (1953) -:- A spy for the Confederacy during the American Civil War decides to make a fresh start after the conflict, and takes a job working for a railroad freight company. However, his past catches up with him in the form of a former ally who is now the leader of a gang of bandits and is plotting a train robbery. Western, starring Randolph Scott and Claire Trevor

Train Cruise -:- Train rides provide panoramas of landscapes and lifestyles, with opportunities to hop off and meet the people. The tracks run to well-known and less-explored parts of Japan.

Transsiberian (2008) -:- American couple Roy and Jessie are heading from China to Moscow on the Transsiberian railway when they befriend fellow travellers Carlos and Abby. However, when Roy fails to board the train following a station stop, Jessie begins to suspect her new travelling companions are harbouring a deadly secret. Thriller, starring Woody Harrelson, Emily Mortimer, Kate Mara, Eduardo Noriega and Ben Kingsley

Walking Britain's Lost Railways -:- Rob Bell explores more abandoned rail routes, beginning with one that cut an outrageous path through the dramatic hills and gorges of the Peak District - part of the 1860s express route between London and Manchester. From Matlock to the spa town splendour of Buxton, Rob unearths a tale of Victorian ambition, as he travels along a route filled with great engineering, which is now a beloved part of the Peak District National Park

Walking Britain's Lost Railways -:- Rob Bell explores the Waverley Route, which ran south from Edinburgh for 100 miles through the Scottish Borders to Carlisle, connecting with what is now known as the West Coast Main Line. After years of campaigning, the first stage of Rob's journey is aboard the new Borders Railway, the longest railway to open in over a century. It follows part of the old Waverley Route, making fine use of the 170-year-old, 23-arch Newbattle Viaduct. Rob also pays a visit to one of Hawick's surviving cashmere factories and discovers a First World War prisoner of war camp served by the railway

Walking Britain's Lost Railways -:- Rob Bell heads to Norfolk to follow a lost railway through some of the quietest - yet wealthiest - parts of the country. This railway was a curious latecomer when it was built in the 1880s and it threatened to rudely thrust the region into the industrial age. Rob explores an entire engineering town built from scratch, learns how Norfolk's agriculture was super-charged, and sees for himself where thousands of holidaying Midlanders arrived to sail the Norfolk Broads. The line put Norfolk on the frontline of the war so Rob takes to the skies to spot dozens of hastily constructed airfields

Walking Britain's Lost Railways -:- Rob Bell heads to the industrial heartlands of north-east England, beginning on Wearside, where he learns about the world's first railway designed for steam locomotives. Rob also visits the 'living' museum at Beamish and rides a railway from George Stephenson's day, following an old line into Hartlepool, where a medieval port was turned into a mega-centre of coal, rail and shipping in just one generation

Walking Britain's Lost Railways -:- Rob Bell travels to Bangor in north Wales, where he explores a lost line that was built in 1801 to transport Welsh slate from the local quarry, which once was the largest in the world, and now provides the backdrop for the world's fastest zip line. He also follows the Victorian railway inland to Llanberis, where tourists still flock to ride a special train to the summit of Snowdon, and discovers why the heirs to the throne have been styled 'Prince of Wales' for seven centuries

Walking Britain's Lost Railways -:- Until it closed in 1966 the Deeside Railway followed the River Dee upstream from Aberdeen into what is now the Cairngorms National Park. As luck would have it, Queen Victoria purchased Balmoral just as the line was set to open, giving the route prestige. Rob Bell retraces the route, visiting a shooting estate, tossing a caber and finding an unmistakable Highland 'brand' that all owe their existence to this royal railway age. He also explores a quiet valley of cattle farming and timber sawmills, and, in truth, a simple railway that struggled for decades to justify its own existence, despite its royal veneer

Walks Around Britain -:- Andrew White walks along part of an old railway line on the Isle of Man, and travels between the Sun and Pluto pubs in North Yorkshire

Walks Around Britain -:- Series featuring inspirational walks between from around Britain. Andrew White walks on a disused railway in the Peak District and alongside the Caledonian Canal

When Big Things Go Wrong -:- This episode explores a catastrophic high-speed train crash in Spain. Plus, an out of control cruise liner in Venice, a military air crash in Afghanistan, and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

World's Top 5 -:- Five of the world's most impressive trains are pitted against one another in a variety of key categories


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