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Haworth to Huddersfield

Michael Portillo begins this leg of his journey from Manchester to Chesterfield at the home of the three Bronte sisters in Worth Valley, Yorkshire. He then moves on to Oakworth where he learns how the station and its heritage railway line secured a starring role in one of the most popular films ever made. In Bradford, Michael finds out how 19th-century workers could save to buy a home of their own, and in Halifax discovers how the railway contributed to the town's sweet success.d.

29 minutes

Last on

Tue 19 Aug 2014 19:30

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterMichael Portillo
Series ProducerAlison Kreps

Steam Railways Collection

Steam Train

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

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