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Great British Railway Journeys

  • Season 6
  • 20 episodes
  • Education
  • Lifestyle

Summary

Michael Portillo takes train journeys across Britiain, finding out how railways were used and the impact they have had on the places they link.

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Episode 17: Swansea to Hereford

Summary

Michael Portillo begins in the ruinous gardens at Aberglasney House near Llandeilo before riding shotgun in the driver's cab on one of the most scenic routes in Britain. Over the border in Leominster, Herefordshire, he steps out onto the dance floor at the Lion Hotel Ballroom, where a grand ball was held to celebrate the opening of the Ludlow to Hereford railway, and finishes this leg of his journey at a traditional cider house in Hereford.

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  • Summary

    Michael Portillo begins in the ruinous gardens at Aberglasney House near Llandeilo before riding shotgun in the driver's cab on one of the most scenic routes in Britain. Over the border in Leominster, Herefordshire, he steps out onto the dance floor at the Lion Hotel Ballroom, where a grand ball was held to celebrate the opening of the Ludlow to Hereford railway, and finishes this leg of his journey at a traditional cider house in Hereford.

    How to Watch

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    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

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    PresenterMichael Portillo

    Crew

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    Executive ProducerJohn Comerford
    Series ProducerAlison Kreps
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