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Railways on UK TV

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There are a number of TV programmes coming up which are railway related:

28/06/12 Thu Ch15 Film4 16:50 to 19:05 Von Ryan's Express
01/07/12 Sun Ch9 BBC4 19:00 to 20:00 Timeshift: Between the Lines - Railways in Fiction and Film
01/07/12 Sun Ch9 BBC4 20:00 to 21:00 African Railway
01/07/12 Sun Ch9 BBC4 21:00 to 22:00 India's Hospital Train - Lifeline Express
01/07/12 Sun Ch15 Film4 14:55 to 16:50 The Ladykillers

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Thanks for that. Will keep an eye out for those.
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Great stuff Ron.
QUOTE (Bizman @ 7 Feb 2013, 12:39) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>For those of you that missed it, or simply want to see it again, it is being repeated again on 19/02/2013 a Tuesday at 23:10 on BBC4

For penguin lovers there's 'Penguins - Spy in the Huddle' on Monday 11/02/2013 at 21:00

Someone mention Penguins. I love penguins.
I had one to for lunch today
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I thought the Kings Cross program would be more about running a station.
It seemed to just concentrate of some of the people working there.
It was interesting none the less.

I presume the station isn't run in the way the program led us to believe it is.
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Thanks for that Ron.
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QUOTE (Bizman @ 19 Nov 2016, 17:31) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>Some more stuff with railway connections:

21/11/2016 (Mon) 21:00 to 22:00 Ch5 "Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways" - Trans-Caucasus Railway
29/11/2016 (Tue) 19:30 to 20:00 BBC4 "Railway Walks" The Birth of Steam - ... following a railway that hasn't operated for 140 years.
02/12/2016 (Fri) 21:00 to 21:30 Travel Channel " Great Railway Journeys of Europe" Glasgow
05/12/2016 (Mon) 04:10 to 05:05 Ch4 "George Clarke's Amazing Spaces" - In Cumbria George meets Harry who wants to transplant a derelict Victorian railway signal box to his home and turn it into a garden summerhouse.
05/12/2016 (Mon) 19:30 to 20:00 BBC4 "Railway Walks" Harbouring History - ... there was once a short railway that ran south from Weymouth and across the unique coastal features of Chesil Beach and Portland.
06/12/2016 (Tue) 17:15 to 18:00 BBC2 "Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is" - ... Will rides on a miniature railway in the hope of a gigantic profit.
06/12/2016 (Tue) 20:00 to 21:00 BBC4 "Ian Hislop Goes off the Rails" - Ian Hislop takes a look at the notorious Beeching Report of 1963.

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QUOTE (Bizman @ 20 Nov 2016, 09:11) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>I didn't mention this film as it was on recently, but you may have missed it:

08/12/2016 (Thu) 15:35 to 18:15 Film4 "The Train" - Thriller. [1965] A true story of wartime heroism about a French railway inspector who goes up against the Nazis in order to prevent a trainload of France's most treasured paintings from being stolen.

Hi Ron.
I've watched that film several times.
A real classic
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