Great Railway Journeys

  • 1980
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

Writers and show-business types recount their experiences as they ride the rails in this travel staple, which has chugged its way around the world since the BBC produced its first six-journey series in 1979.

Episode Guide

Singapore to Bangkok

July 12, 2006

Tokyo to Kagoshima

June 6, 2006

Calcutta to Rajasthan

May 18, 2006

St. Louis to Dogon Country

March 28, 2006

Los Mochis to Veracruz

March 28, 2006

Guantanamo to Pinar Del Rio with Nick Hancock

November 30, 2002

Los Mochis to Veracruz with Rick Stein

November 23, 2002

Granada to Salamanca with Michael Portillo

November 9, 2002

Dervla Kirwan and Stephen Tompkinson Go from Singapore to Bangkok

June 24, 2000

Ian Hislop Goes from Calcutta to Rajasthan

June 10, 2000

Fergal Keane Goes from Tokyo to Kagoshima

May 13, 2000

Danny Glover Goes from St. Louis to Timbuktu

October 31, 1999

Hong Kong to Ulaanbaatar

October 29, 1999

St. Petersburg to Tashkent

October 28, 1999

Karachi to Khyber Pass

October 26, 1999

Derry to Kerry

October 25, 1999

Deccan to India

The High Andes to Patagonia

The Long Straight to Australia

Mombasa to the Mountains of the Moon

From Halifax to Porteau Cove

Aleppo to Aqaba

Crewe to Crewe

Cape Town to the Lost City

Changing Trains in Europe

The Zambezi Express to Africa

Santos to Santa Cruz

Cast & Details

  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: Writers and show-business types recount their experiences as they ride the rails in this travel staple, which has chugged its way around the world since the BBC produced its first six-journey series in 1979.

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