Great Continental Railway Journeys

Michael Portillo travels on the great train routes of Europe, as he retraces the journeys featured in George Bradshaw's 1913 Continental Railway Guide.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Two (2012 - now)
Schedule: Tuesdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: To Be Determined
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Travel
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes

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Previous Episode

Rotterdam to Utrecht

Episode 5x06; Oct 25, 2016

Steered by his 1913 Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide, Michael Portillo heads for the Netherlands, where he roots around the world's largest flower auction in Haarlem, operates a crane in Europe's largest container port, Rotterdam, and investigate

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
5x06: Rotterdam to UtrechtOct 25, 2016
5x05: Riga to TampereOct 18, 2016
5x04: Genoa to the Brenner PassOct 11, 2016
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