The Fall and Rise of Britain's Railways

The Fall and Rise of Britain's Railways

3 Episodes

Documentary series telling the story of how UK railways met and overcame the challenges of the post-industrial era. The films trace the history of Britain's railways from the legacy of WWII, through years of neglect and under-investment and the trauma of Beeching's cuts, to a period of hope and growth epitomised by the Intercity 125.

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The Fall and Rise of Britain's Railways
  • The Fall and Rise of Britain’s Railways – Part 1

    Episode 1

    Part 1 of the story of how UK railways met and overcame the challenges of the post-industrial era. The films trace the history of Britain's railways from the legacy of WWII, through years of neglect and under-investment and the trauma of Beeching's cuts, to a period of hope and growth epitomised ...

  • Fall And Rise Of British Railways - Part 2

    Episode 2

    Documentary series telling the story of how UK railways met and overcame the challenges of the post-industrial era. The films trace the history of Britain's railways from the legacy of WWII, through years of neglect and under-investment and the trauma of Beeching's cuts, to a period of hope and g...

  • The Fall and Rise of Britain’s Railways – Part 3

    Episode 3

    Part 3 of the story of how UK railways met and overcame the challenges of the post-industrial era. The films trace the history of Britain's railways from the legacy of WWII, through years of neglect and under-investment and the trauma of Beeching's cuts, to a period of hope and growth epitomised ...