The Railways That Built Britain With Chris Tarrant

July 2020
1:00:00

How the Railways Won the War

4.0 14 x
The railways played a crucial role during the two world wars. The factories were converted to produce munitions, the lines kept vital supply lines open, carried troops to and from the front line, and its underground stations became bomb shelters. There were heroes, but also victims as the railways became an enemy target.
50:00

Boom, Bust and Blood

4.0 7 x
Documentary series. Chris Tarrant explores how the advent of the railways transformed the nation. Starting in the cab of Puffing Billy, the world's oldest surviving steam locomotive, he looks at the lives of two leading railway pioneers and the navvies who dug the tunnels and laid the tracks.
55:00

Boom, Bust and Blood

3.0 9 x
Documentary series. Chris Tarrant explores how the advent of the railways transformed the nation. Starting in the cab of Puffing Billy, the world's oldest surviving steam locomotive, he looks at the lives of two leading railway pioneers and the navvies who dug the tunnels and laid the tracks.
1:00:00

Boom, Bust and Blood

3.0 17 x
Documentary series. Chris Tarrant explores how the advent of the railways transformed the nation. Starting in the cab of Puffing Billy, the world's oldest surviving steam locomotive, he looks at the lives of two leading railway pioneers and the navvies who dug the tunnels and laid the tracks.
April 2020

3. Steam Is Dead, Long Live the Railways

4.0 11 x
The dying days of steam, and how the railways fought back.

2. How the Railways Won the War

4.0 6 x
The crucial roles the railways played in the two world wars.

1. Boom, Bust and Blood

4.0 7 x
Chris Tarrant explores how railways transformed the nation.
September 2019

1. Boom, Bust and Blood

4.0 36 x
Chris Tarrant explores how railways transformed the nation.
November 2018

3. Steam Is Dead, Long Live the Railways

3.0 16 x
The dying days of steam, and how the railways fought back.

2. How the Railways Won the War

3.0 26 x
The crucial roles the railways played in the two world wars.
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