Great British Railway Journeys with Michael Portillo: Series Fourteen
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13 March 2024
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The latest episodes (as seen on SBS) from the acclaimed and much-loved travel series celebrating Britain’s love of trains.
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Presenter Michael Portillo travels the railways throughout England using George Bradshaw’s maps to compare 1840s-era Britain to modern-day Britain. Starting in the city of dreaming spires, Oxford, where in 1921, women were awarded degrees for the first time, Michael then strikes out to explore the Britain of his youth and the new beginnings for Britain after WWII. He also ventures deep underground onto London’s newest railway: the Elizabeth Line.