Great British Railway Journeys

Series 3
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Series 3, Episode 13 - Lydney to Newport

3.0 1 x
Michael Portillo travels the length and breadth of Britain by train, discovering micro-mines, romantic ruins and an iconic bridge as he chugs through south Wales.
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Series 3, Episode 12 - Hartlebury to Great Malvern

3.0 2 x
Relive the delights of Victorian Britain by rail. Michael Portillo learns about the secrets of Worcester sauce and the health benefits of Malvern water.
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Series 3, Episode 11 - Oxford to Pershore

3.0 3 x
Travels with a 19th-century guidebook. Michael Portillo gets a special view of Oxford, tastes a steam-powered brew and discovers a colourful crop in the Cotswolds.
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Series 3, Episode 10 - Wareham to Portland

3.0 5 x
Chug along with Michael Portillo, who unearths the amazing oil fields beneath England's seaside resorts and discovers the crucial role Weymouth played on D-Day.
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Series 3, Episode 11 - Oxford to Pershore

3.0 1 x
Travels with a 19th-century guidebook. Michael Portillo gets a special view of Oxford, tastes a steam-powered brew and discovers a colourful crop in the Cotswolds.
30:00

Series 3, Episode 10 - Wareham to Portland

3.0 0 x
Chug along with Michael Portillo, who unearths the amazing oil fields beneath England's seaside resorts and discovers the crucial role Weymouth played on D-Day.
30:00

Series 3, Episode 9 - Brockenhurst to Poole

4.0 0 x
A Victorian voyage by train. Michael Portillo seeks out venomous adders in the New Forest, uncovers a secret library in Wimborne and visits the Poole potteries.
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Series 3, Episode 8 - Winchester to Isle of Wight

4.0 0 x
Roving by rail. Michael Portillo discovers what did amuse Queen Victoria, as he travels by train to her favourite holiday destination - the Isle of Wight.
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Series 3, Episode 24 - Belfast to Whitehead

3.0 5 x
The travel series that's just the ticket. Host Michael Portillo probes the riveting history of Belfast's Victorian docks and enjoys a coastal walk in Whitehead.
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Series 3, Episode 23 - Dundalk to Portadown

4.0 3 x
Michael Portillo shows no sign of running out of steam as he visits the historic Cromlech stones of Dundalk and the Armagh Observatory - all by rail.
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