Great American Railroad Journeys

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

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC Two (2016 - now)
Schedule: Weekdays at 18:30 (30 min)
Status: To Be Determined
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Adventure Travel
Episodes ordered: 20 episodes

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La Jolla to San Diego

Episode 3x20; Feb 16, 2018

Michael Portillo is nearing the end of his thousand-mile rail journey from Reno, Nevada, to San Diego in southern California. In this final leg, clad in khaki boiler suit and sporting dark glasses, he joins the US Navy Pacific Fleet, birthplace of th

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
3x20: La Jolla to San DiegoFeb 16, 2018
3x19: Los Angeles to Laguna BeachFeb 15, 2018
3x18: Los AngelesFeb 14, 2018
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