A series presenting various railway adventures from around the world.

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Series cast summary:
Natalia Makarova ...  Herself / ... 1 episode, 1994
Michael Palin ...  Himself - Presenter 1 episode, 1994
Victoria Wood ...  Herself - Presenter 1 episode, 1996
Danny Glover ...  Himself - Presenter 1 episode, 1999
Nick Hancock Nick Hancock ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1999
Michael Portillo Michael Portillo ...  Himself - Presenter 1 episode, 1999
Clive Anderson Clive Anderson ...  Himself - Presenter 1 episode, 1994
Rian Malan Rian Malan ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1994
Lisa St. Aubin de Terán Lisa St. Aubin de Terán ...  Herself / ... 1 episode, 1994
Mark Tully Mark Tully ...  Himself - Presenter 1 episode, 1994
Benedict Allen Benedict Allen ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1996
Chris Bonington ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1996
Henry Louis Gates ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1996
Buck Henry ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1996
Ben Okri Ben Okri ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1996
Alexei Sayle ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1996
Candita Batista Candita Batista ...  Herself 1 episode, 1999
Asake Bomani Asake Bomani ...  Herself 1 episode, 1999
Ian Hislop Ian Hislop ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1999
Ted Joans Ted Joans ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Fergal Keane Fergal Keane ...  Himself - Presenter 1 episode, 1999
Ousmane Sembene ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
Rick Stein Rick Stein ...  Himself / ... 1 episode, 1999
Stephen Tompkinson ...  Himself 1 episode, 1999
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A series presenting various railway adventures from around the world.

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 1994 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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