Great British Railway Journeys

Bardon Mill to Wigton

Series 3 - Episode 17 Bardon Mill to Wigton

Thu 28 Jan 7:30pm - 8pm Yesterday
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Fri 29 Jan, 11:30am - 12pm Yesterday


Michael Portillo embarks on the second leg of his journey from Berwick-upon-Tweed to the Isle of Man, beginning in the Northumberland village of Bardon Mill. He follows in the footsteps of Victorian archaeologists at Hadrian's Wall, discovers how the introduction of ticket machines transformed 19th-century train travel and learns about the impact of railways on the west Cumbrian town of Wigton.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Michael Portillo
Executive Producer John Comerford
Series Producer Jay Taylor
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