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Great British Railway Journeys

Series 4 Episode 5: Welshpool to Aberystwyth

The series of journeys along the tracks that helped fuel the Industrial Revolution concludes at the Victorian seaside resort of Aberystwyth. Michael Portillo experiences Victorian entertainment, hears how the railways took Welsh textiles into even the most exclusive households, and unleashes the power of a 19th century engineering triumph.

Documentary / Travel
Original air date
Cast and crew
  • Colin RothbartDirector
  • Michael PortilloHost