Railway Lives

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Ref: DVD844
By: Demand Media
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POLAND

 TONY FRANCIS TRAVELS TO POLAND, WHERE RAILWAY FANATICS HAVE THE CHANCE TO DRIVE STEAM TRAINS ON THE COUNTRY S MAINLINE. HE JOINS A GROUP FROM STAFFORDSHIRE WHOSE IDEA OF THE PERFECT HOLIDAY IS TO DO JUST THAT, TAKING BLISSFULLY UNAWARE POLISH COMMUTERS TO WORK. 

 

CHINA 

 TONY FRANCIS CONTINUES HIS EXPLORATION OF THE RAILWAYS AS HE TRAVELS TO CHINA WITH A GROUP OF TRAIN ENTHUSIASTS TO WITNESS THE LAST RUN OF MAINLINE STEAM ENGINES IN THE WORLD, BUT THE EMOTION OF THE OCCASION PROVES TOO MUCH FOR SOME. 

 

SKEGNESS 

TONY FRANCIS EXPLORES THE RAILWAYS OF THE MIDLANDS, BEGINNING HIS JOURNEY IN LINCOLNSHIRE WITH A TRIP TO THE COASTAL RESORT OF SKEGNESS, BEFORE MEETING A TRAIN-LOVING COUPLE WHO LIVE IN A STATION. 

 

THE HEART OF WALES 

TONY FRANCIS CONTINUES HIS JOURNEY ON THE RAILWAYS OF THE MIDLANDS, MEETING A RESTAURATEUR WITH AN UNUSUAL BATCH OF PASSENGERS, AND ENJOYING THE SOUNDS OF AN ON-BOARD JAZZ BAND ON THE HEART OF WALES LINE. 

 

THE MIDLANDS 

 TONY FRANCIS CONTINUES HIS EXPLORATION OF LIFE ON THE RAILWAYS OF THE MIDLANDS, LEARNING ABOUT THE WORK OF RURAL GATEKEEPERS WHO MAN THE MAINLINE BARRIERS 24 HOURS A DAY AND MEETING A COUPLE WHO CHOSE TO SPEND THEIR WEDDING RECEPTION ON-BOARD A STEAM TRAIN TO STRATFORD-UPON-AVON. 

 

EAST COAST MAINLINE 

 TONY FRANCIS CONTINUES HIS EXPLORATION OF THE RAILWAYS OF THE MIDLANDS, JUMPING ABOARD THE EAST COAST MAINLINE TO EXPERIENCE SILVER SERVICE AT SPEED, AND LEARNING HOW FRESH WORCESTERSHIRE ASPARAGUS WAS ONCE TRANSPORTED ACROSS THE UK BY RAIL.

 

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