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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.

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First shown: 13 May 1980 Duration 25 mins

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