Series 5 - Reversions


Series 5 - Reversions

Michael Portillo travels on the great train routes of Europe, as he retraces the journeys featured in George Bradshaw's 1913 Continental Railway Guide.


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Zermatt to Geneva Part 1

3. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 5 - Reversions, Zermatt to Geneva Part 1

Michael Portillo is rescued from an 'avalanche' by a St Bernard puppy.

Zermatt to Geneva Part 2

4. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 5 - Reversions, Zermatt to Geneva Part 2

Michael Portillo is caught up in a war zone with the Red Cross.

Genoa to Brenner Pass Part 2

6. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 5 - Reversions, Genoa to Brenner Pass Part 2

Michael Portillo takes a trip to the exquisite Teatro Regio opera.

Baltics - Part 1

7. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 5 - Reversions, Baltics - Part 1

Michael learns about Latvia, Estonia and Finland under the rule of the Russian Tsar.

Baltics - Part 2

8. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 5 - Reversions, Baltics - Part 2

Michael samples cloudberry liqueur in a hot tub by the light of Finland's midnight sun.

The Netherlands - Part 1

9. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 5 - Reversions, The Netherlands - Part 1

Michael Portillo operates a crane in Europe's largest container port in Rotterdam.

The Netherlands - Part 2

10. Great Continental Railway Journeys: Series 5 - Reversions, The Netherlands - Part 2

Michael visits a vast complex in Haarlem where of millions of plants are auctioned daily.