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  • Greenwich

    New. Tim Dunn explores London's first passenger railway - the London and Greenwich Railway, on the longest railway viaduct in Britain today.

  • 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.

  • Sheffield

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

  • North Staffordshire

    New. Tim Dunn takes a trip through the history of the North Staffordshire Railway Company, admiring the beautiful Stoke Station.

  • North Staffordshire

    New. Tim Dunn takes a trip through the history of the North Staffordshire Railway Company, admiring the beautiful Stoke Station.

  • Wharncliffe

    Tim Dunn explores Brunel's first and last railway projects and looks at a Scottish station with a royal connection.

  • Charing Cross

    Tim Dunn uncovers the secrets above, below and inside London's Charing Cross Station. He also looks at the modern wonder of the Ordsall Chord in Manchester.

  • Ramsgate

    New. Today Tim Dunn heads to the seaside to find out how the railways changed the fortunes of Margate and Ramsgate.

  • Ramsgate

    New. Today Tim Dunn heads to the seaside to find out how the railways changed the fortunes of Margate and Ramsgate.

  • Saltburn

    Tim Dunn visits the popular Victorian holiday resort Saltburn-by-the-Sea, exploring the North Yorkshire town that owes its very existence to the railways.

  • Bishopstone

    Tim Dunn heads to Bishopstone in Sussex, a seaside station with a difference - it's also a fortress designed to defend the nation from German attack in WWII.

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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  • The Architecture The Railways Built

    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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  • The Architecture The Railways Built

    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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  • The Architecture The Railways Built

    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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  • The Architecture The Railways Built

    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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  • The Architecture The Railways Built

    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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  • The Architecture The Railways Built

    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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  • The Architecture The Railways Built

    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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  • The Architecture The Railways Built

    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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  • The Architecture The Railways Built

    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.

  • Sheffield

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

  • 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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The Architecture The Railways Built

Series 3

The Architecture The Railways Built

  • Newcastle

    Tim Dunn takes to the tracks in Newcastle to explore a city rich in railway architecture. He also looks at two recording breaking structures in Scotland.

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  • Charing Cross

    Tim Dunn uncovers the secrets above, below and inside London's Charing Cross Station. He also looks at the modern wonder of the Ordsall Chord in Manchester.

  • Wharncliffe

    Tim Dunn explores Brunel's first and last railway projects and looks at a Scottish station with a royal connection.

  • Bishopstone

    Tim Dunn heads to Bishopstone in Sussex, a seaside station with a difference - it's also a fortress designed to defend the nation from German attack in WWII.

  • North Staffordshire

    New. Tim Dunn takes a trip through the history of the North Staffordshire Railway Company, admiring the beautiful Stoke Station.

  • The Architecture The Railways Built

  • Saltburn

    Tim Dunn visits the popular Victorian holiday resort Saltburn-by-the-Sea, exploring the North Yorkshire town that owes its very existence to the railways.

  • Greenwich

    New. Tim Dunn explores London's first passenger railway - the London and Greenwich Railway, on the longest railway viaduct in Britain today.

  • Bramhope Tunnel

    Tim Dunn heads underground at the magnificent Victorian Bramhope Tunnel in West Yorkshire, one of the longest tunnels in Britain when it was built.

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  • Ramsgate

    New. Today Tim Dunn heads to the seaside to find out how the railways changed the fortunes of Margate and Ramsgate.