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Aired Sunday May 22, 6:40pm - 8:00pmon 5SELECT

The Railways That Built Britain with Chris Tarrant

Series 1 Episode 2: How the Railways Won the War

The railways played a crucial role during the two world wars. The factories were converted to produce munitions, the lines kept vital supply lines open, carried troops to and from the front line, and its underground stations became bomb shelters. There were heroes, but also victims as the railways became an enemy target.

Documentary / History
Original air date
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  • Chris TarrantNarrator