Michael Portillo crosses the Atlantic to ride the railroads of America, armed with Appleton's General Guide to the United States, published in 1879.
Runtime: 30 minutes
Great American Railroad Journeys - Great Continental Railway Journeys - Netflix
Great Continental Railway Journeys is a British television documentary series presented by Michael Portillo. It sees Portillo travel on the railway networks of continental Europe, referring to his 1913 copy of Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide, as he describes how the various destinations have changed since Edwardian times. The first series was originally broadcast on BBC Two in 2012, and the sixth series aired in 2018.
Great American Railroad Journeys - Series 3 (2014) - Netflix
The third series had six journeys, one of which saw Portillo travel on railway networks in modern-day Israel.
Great American Railroad Journeys - References - Netflix