Great British Railway Journeys

Series 4
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Series 4, Episode 15 - Invergordon to John O'Groats

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Michael Portillo heads to John O'Groats from Invergordon, learning how one man's vision helped bring train travel to the Highlands.
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Series 4, Episode 14 - Inverness to Plockton

3.0 5 x
Michael Portillo travels from Inverness to Plockton, visiting Scotland's smallest railway station and learns what a spa break in the Victorian era comprised.
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Series 4, Episode 13 - Dufftown to Aviemore

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Michael Portillo journeys from Dufftown to Aviemore, learning how Victorian whisky trains were raided and travelling along one of Scotland's most impressive viaducts.
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Series 4, Episode 12 - Dundee to Aberdeen

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Michael Portillo travels from Dundee to Aberdeen, learning how Queen Victoria used to hide from her subjects and discovers why some factory workers went deaf.
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Series 4, Episode 11 - Stirling to Invergowrie

3.0 7 x
Michael Portillo embarks on the first leg of a journey from Stirling to John O'Groats, learning about a Scottish hero and visiting a Highland Games.
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Series 4, Episode 10 - Spalding to Grimsby

4.0 7 x
Michael Portillo learns how Lincolnshire farmers utilised railways to improve harvest, visits the Lincoln cathedral and looks to the future of rail freight.
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Series 4, Episode 9 - London King's Cross to Peterborough

4.0 5 x
Michael Portillo discovers how a derelict part of London is being rejuvenated and puts in a shift at a Cambridgeshire brick factory.
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Series 4, Episode 8 - London Victoria to Abbey Wood

4.0 5 x
Michael Portillo learns about the drinking habits of volunteer Victorian firefighters and learns 19th-century sewage pumps were a marvel of design.
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Series 4, Episode 7 - Woking to Clapham Junction

3.0 5 x
Michael Portillo travels from Woking to Clapham Junction, trying his hand at croquet and discovering a surprising 19th-century place of worship.
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Series 4, Episode 6 - Portsmouth to Gomshall

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Michael Portillo embarks on the first leg of a journey from Portsmouth to Grimsby, helping to feed the crew of Britain's newest battleship along the way.
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