Britain's railways at war – a ghostly trip underground in the footsteps of Winston Churchill

September 21, 2021

I've been really enjoying helping the French TV channel Canal Plus to make a documentary about the role of Britain's railways in the Second World War. They interviewed me, based around my book "Steaming to Victory", and we filmed in one of the most thrilling secret locations in Britain – the disused Down Street station on the Piccadilly Line, which was the nerve centre of the nation's railway operations during the war. We stalked the footsteps of Winston Churchill, who ...more

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