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Great Continental Railway Journeys

In GREAT CONTINENTAL RAILWAY JOURNEYS, British broadcaster and journalist Michael Portillo travels on the great train routes of Europe as he retraces the journeys featured in George Bradshaw's 1913 Continental Railway Guide. Creating a stunning vision of Europe as it was a century ago, GREAT CONTINENTAL RAILWAY JOURNEYS discovers how a way of life and a landscape were changed forever when Europe went to war.
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Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 - 4:00 PM    "Tangier to Marrakech" Michael Portillo leaves Europe behind to take in the sights, smells and tastes of North Africa as he travels from the Mediterranean port of Tangier to the Berber city of Marrakech. Morocco bound, he discovers in Tangier how, in the year before his Bradshaw was published, this once proudly independent nation fell under the control of the French, as rival European powers scrambled to extend their empires in Africa. G
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Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 - 4:00 PM "Tangier to Marrakech" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 16, 2018 - 7:00 PM "Genoa to Brenner Pass" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 16, 2018 - 11:00 PM "Genoa to Brenner Pass" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 - 4:00 PM "Genoa to Brenner Pass" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 23, 2018 - 7:00 PM "Riga to Tampere" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 23, 2018 - 11:00 PM "Riga to Tampere" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018 - 4:00 PM "Riga to Tampere" (PLUS)
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Friday, Mar 2, 2018 - 7:00 PM "Rotterdam to Utrecht" (PLUS)
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Friday, Mar 2, 2018 - 11:00 PM "Rotterdam to Utrecht" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018 - 4:00 PM "Rotterdam to Utrecht" (PLUS)
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