Llanwrst to Porthmadog

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Duration: 30 minutes

Michael Portillo explores the Conwy valley, stopping at Britain's first artists' colony at Betws-y-Coed, visiting the Victorian slate capital of Blaenau Ffestiniog and taking a steam train down to the harbour at Porthmadog.

  • BBC Archive: Steam Trains

    BBC Archive: Steam Trains

    A collection of television and radio programmes celebrating the craftsmanship inherent in steam trains and the beauty of the British countryside through which they have passed.

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Michael Portillo
Series Producer
Fiona Caldwell
Executive Producer
Charlie Bunce


Steam Railways Collection

Steam Train

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

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