The Railway: First Great Western

Series 1
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Series 1, Episode 8 - The Railway: First Great Western

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A fitter has to work quickly to repair a faulty peak-time train full of frustrated passengers, and a major service disruption hits Paddington on Meet the Manager day.
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Series 1, Episode 7 - The Railway: First Great Western

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Driver Bruce Parkin steps off a train with his family to attend his retirement party after a remarkable 52 years' service, and Reading's new state-of-the-art station starts to take shape.
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Series 1, Episode 6 - The Railway: First Great Western

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The small Devon seaside station at Dawlish is brought to life by an influx of people attending an air show and gate-line operator Peter Eagle tries his hand at foreign languages in Bath.
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Series 1, Episode 5 - The Railway: First Great Western

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Staff deal with customers using the usually unmanned Newbury Racecourse station to attend two major meetings and emergency services are called into action at the Penzance depot.
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Series 1, Episode 4 - The Railway: First Great Western

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Reading's duty station manager Gary Brownlie tries to stop students dodging train fares, while sleepy passengers and drunken revellers make life difficult in Bristol.
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Series 1, Episode 3 - The Railway: First Great Western

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Rush hour is never much fun on the railways and Lorel Kinghorn tries to get a group of rowdy schoolchildren safely on board a train without causing major delays on the line.
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Series 1, Episode 2 - The Railway: First Great Western

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Glastonbury creates a logistical nightmare as staff deal with more than 100,000 travelling festival-goers, and the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh board a scheduled service to St Ives.
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Series 1, Episode 1 - The Railway: First Great Western

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The work of the train operating company's staff, beginning with Paddington's duty station manager's efforts to deal with several angry passengers who have been held up following a fire.
Series 2
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Series 2, Episode 4 - Network Renewed

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A 300-strong army of engineers works 24 hours a day to keep to the timetable as the deadline approaches for the reopening of the mainline at Dawlish.
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Series 2, Episode 3 - Pushed to the Limit

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Just as the mainline at Dawlish is about to be reopened after being washed away, a crack is discovered in the cliffs and a landslide threatens to engulf the tracks.
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