Format: Region 2
Duration: 3 hours
Three documentaries exploring the railways of the British Isles.
‘London and the South: Railway Mania’ discusses how the invention of the railway spread rapidly through the south of England during the early part of the 1800s.
‘The North: The Birth of Railways’ explores the remains of early railways found in the countryside of County Durham.
In ‘Scotland and Wales: Remote Railways’ the investigation moves to the north and west to try to find traces of Queen Victoria’s favourite journey.