Great British Railway Journeys

Series 4 - 8. London Victoria to Abbey Wood

About this programme

8/25. Michael Portillo travels from Victoria station to Abbey Wood in south-east London. Along the way he learns how volunteer Victorian firefighters liked a tipple, discovers that 19th-century sewage pumps were a marvel of design and puts in a shift at the oldest fish market in Britain.

Cast and crew


Michael Portillo


Series Producer
Michelle Heeley