Great American Railroad Journeys - Netflix

Posted on Mon 03 June 2019 in netflix

Michael Portillo crosses the Atlantic to ride the railroads of America, armed with Appleton's General Guide to the United States, published in 1879.

Great American Railroad Journeys - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2016-02-01

Great American Railroad Journeys - Great British Railway Journeys - Netflix

Great British Railway Journeys is a BBC documentary series presented by Michael Portillo. It premiered in 2010 on BBC Two, and has returned each year for a total of nine series. The series features Portillo travelling around the railway networks of Great Britain, Ireland and the Isle of Man, referring to an 1840s copy of Bradshaw's Guide, comparing how the various destinations have changed since Victorian times. Portillo has also presented three related series, Great Continental Railway Journeys from 2012, Great American Railroad Journeys which began in 2016, and Great Indian Railway Journeys which was broadcast in spring 2018.

Great American Railroad Journeys - Goes to Ireland: Bray to Derry - Netflix

On this journey, Portillo crosses the Irish Sea to discover the rich railway history of both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, following the unfurling 19th-century expansion of the tracks from Dublin to Derry. For this journey, the programme was re-titled as Great British Railway Journeys Goes To Ireland.

Great American Railroad Journeys - References - Netflix