6/20 Michael Portillo learns about the temperance movement in Preston and visits Blackpool. (R)
12/20 Michael samples Cheddar strawberries and visits one of the country's oldest piers. (R)
11/20 Michael finds out about free holiday trains for the GWR workers in Swindon.
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11/20 Michael finds out about free holiday trains for the GWR workers in Swindon. (R)
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10/20 Michael makes apple juice in the Clyde Valley and visits the top of the Forth Rail Bridge. (R)
9/20 Michael meets the wild Border Reivers clansmen and witnesses a wedding in Gretna Green. (R)
2/20 Michael learns how the railways helped to create a national institution - fish and chips.
1/20 Michael learns Scouse in Liverpool and finds out about the first railway fatality.