Featuring three programmes which celebrate train travel: The Orient Express Experience Travel back in time beyond the turn of the 19th Century and see how this romantic and magical train came to be conceived and how in the 21st century they have been restored to their former glory. Travel the world and experience journeys on the legendary Venice-Simplon Orient Express, The Great South Pacific, The Eastern & Oriental Express, The Northern Belle and The British Pullman. The History Of Steam Railway The era when the speed and power of the stream train epitomised the freedom and romance of travel, the age when, although elaborate and delicate, the steam railway was one of the most successful feats of construction and organisation ever evolved by man. The locomotives, the rolling stock and liveries, the journeys and the architecture; all of which went to make one of the greatest eras in railway history; an age now preserved in glorious detail with this programme. Great Railway Journeys Of The World Relive the golden age of the steam train and a bygone era where only the select boarded the gleaming coaches of some of the most elegant trains in the world. Experience travelling in unique luxury and style with sumptuous cuisine and a personal service which is beyond comparison as these journeys take you through ever changing landscapes in sheer decadence. Visit some of the most exotic and wildest scenery in the world from the comfort of the most luxurious trains.
Release Date: 23 November 2009
Certificate: E - Exempt from Certification
Sound: Dolby Digital
Main Language: English