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The Past at Work - Railway Mania

First transmitted in 1980, Anthony Burton discovers more about Britain's industrial past and the role of railway companies in the 19th Century.

First transmitted in 1980, Anthony Burton travels from York through Leeds and Harrogate to discover more about Britain's industrial past and the role of railway companies in the 19th Century. Along the way, he finds out about the dark and dangerous work of tunnelling, the different classes of passenger coaches and the grandeur of railway hotels.

  • Broadcast on BBC One, 11:45AM Sun, 9 Feb 1986
  • Available until 12:00AM Fri, 1 Jan 2038
  • First broadcast BBC Two, 7:35PM Tue, 13 May 1980
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  • Duration 25 minutes

Credits

  1. Key talent Anthony Burton

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