Series 1

Michael Portillo takes to the tracks with a copy of George Bradshaw's Victorian Railway Guidebook, travelling the length and breadth of the country to see how the railways changed Britain

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St Pancras to Westminster

20/20 Michael climbs up the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament to hear Big Ben chime.

Saturday 11:45 BBC Two

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Steam Railways Collection

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A collection of programmes from the BBC archives on the beauty of steam locomotives.

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