Episode guide

The Architecture The Railways Built

Series 1

The Architecture The Railways Built

  • The Architecture The Railways Built

    Tim Dunn explores disused tube station Down Street in Mayfair that played a crucial tactical role during WWII and tours Rotterdam's new centraal station with its designer.

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    Tim Dunn visits the Ffestiniog in Wales originally built to transport slate from mountain to coast and learns about Amsterdam Centraal.

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    Tim Dunn visits the Ribblehead Viaduct in the Yorkshire Dales and tours the breath-taking stations of the Hungerbergbahn in Innsbruck.

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    Tim Dunn goes behind the scenes at London's Kings Cross station and finds out about the disused funicular railway hidden in the Avon Gorge in Bristol.

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    Tim Dunn explores Metroland, the area around the Metropolitan Railway, and in Great Malvern learns about the woman behind the decorative 1860s station.

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    Tim Dunn visits the architecture of the Stockton & Darlington railway, the first passenger steam line in the world and learns how Essex's enormous Chappel Viaduct was built.

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    Tim Dunn visits Swindon's railway village, which became home to Great Western's enormous works and he also explores the dark and secret past of Milan's monumental station.

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    Tim Dunn visits the former HQ of London Underground, 55 Broadway, which was the capital's first skyscraper, and sees the timber-framed Barmouth Bridge in north Wales.

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    Tim Dunn explores St Pancras station in London and its sister hotel - built to show off the might of the Midlands, and learns about Castle Howard station in North Yorkshire.

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    Tim Dunn rides up Mt Snowdon's railway to visit the summit station, and discovers how a glass structure envelopes Strasbourg's 19th century station.

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The Architecture The Railways Built

Series 2

The Architecture The Railways Built

  • Wemyss Bay

    Tim Dunn visits Wemyss Bay Station in Inverclyde - an architectural gem. He also explores the engineering marvel that is Blackfriars station in central London.

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  • Royal Albert Bridge

    Tim Dunn visits the Royal Albert Bridge and discovers how it was constructed. He also visits Wolverhampton to learn the history of its train stations.

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  • Windsor

    Tim Dunn is in Windsor to learn how two rail companies fought to be first to get to Queen Victoria. He also explores the Connel Bridge in the Scottish Highlands.

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  • Piccadilly Line

    Tim Dunn is in London exploring the striking stations of the Piccadilly Line's northern extension. Tim also takes a look at Causey Arch in County Durham.

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  • Lynton

    Tim Dunn rides on a funicular railway powered by water. Also, how an abandoned Victorian railway tunnel in Northamptonshire is being transformed into a racetrack.

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  • Barrow Hill

    Tim explores the last working roundhouse in the UK, Barrow Hill in Derbyshire. Tim also visits Bath, a city renowned for its Georgian architecture.

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  • Sheffield

    Tim visits Sheffield station which been reinvented for the 21st century. He also helps to restore the Bennerley Viaduct in the Erewash valley.

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  • Bristol

    Tim Dunn goes behind the scenes at Bristol Temple Meads, a Grade 1 listed station, and is given special access to Brunel's old Tudor station and boardroom.

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  • Huddersfield

    Tim Dunn explores Huddersfield's Grade I listed station and examines the station's clock, and visits Cologne's magnificent Hohenzollern Bridge in Germany.

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  • Wingfield

    Tim Dunn explores Wingfield, one of the oldest surviving railways and uncovers the longest brick viaduct in the UK, the Welland Viaduct in Northamptonshire.

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