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Indian Hill Railways

Episode 1: The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Entwined with its people, the influence of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is changing as a new generation of Gurkhas populates the hills. Show more

Indian Hill Railways

Episode 2: The Nilgiri Mountain Railway

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Guard Ivan is concerned about his friend Jenni, the ticket inspector on the romantic Nilgiri Mountain Railway line, because Jenni is still a bachelor. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Hugo Smith
Series Producer:
Gerry Troyna

Indian Hill Railways

Episode 3: The Kalka-Shimla Railway

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Sanjay the stationmaster is looking for promotion, his boss Bataljit waits for a transfer, and everybody is anticipating the snow on the Kalka-Shimla line. Show more

Great Railway Journeys

Series 4

Episode 1: India: East to West

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Ian Hislop travels from Kolkata, the former capital of the British Raj and present seat of the Marxist government of West Bengal, to Rajasthan. Show more

India's Frontier Railways

Episode 1: The Maitree Express

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series about the trains crossing borders in India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan. The Maitree Express was the first train to run between India and Bangladesh. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Bernard Hill
Director:
Gerry Troyna
Director:
Rajesh Shinde
Series Producer:
Gerry Troyna
Executive Producer:
Grant McKee

India's Frontier Railways

Episode 3: The Samjhauta Express

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary series. A look at the cross-border train known as the Samjhauta Express, which travels from Lahore to Delhi, and some of its passengers. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Bernard Hill
Director:
Gerry Troyna
Series Producer:
Gerry Troyna
Executive Producer:
Grant McKee
Production Company:
3Di TV Software Programs Ltd

India's Frontier Railways

Episode 2: The Last Train in Nepal

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

A look at a railway line which runs for just 20 miles from Janakpur in Nepal to Jaynagar junction in India, but which is now under threat of closure. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Bernard Hill
Series Producer:
Gerry Troyna
Executive Producer:
Grant McKee
Production Company:
3Di TV Software Programs Ltd

Bombay Railway

Episode 1: Pressures

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary about Bombay's vast suburban rail network, which serves millions of commuters every day and struggles to cope with the peaktime 'super-dense crush load'. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Bernard Hill
Executive Producer:
Grant McKee
Executive Producer:
Richard Klein
Producer:
Gerry Troyna
Director:
Gerry Troyna