Confessions of a Train Spotter

United Kingdom, 1988

TV show
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Michael Palin fulfils his dream as a childhood train spotter and travels the length of Britain by train - from Euston to the Kyle of Lochalsh - on a fascinating journey of history and rediscovery. Rated: G

Credits

producer

Ken Stephinson

Duration

00:59:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1988

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35870

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Great Britain - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Diesel locomotives - Great Britain

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Railroad trains

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Railroads

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Railroads - Great Britain

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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