The golden age of the train – filming with Michael Portillo for new series of the BBC's Great British Railway Journeys

October 20, 2020

ENJOYED breakfast with Michael Portillo at the Great Northern Hotel at King's Cross filming an episode for the new series of Great British Railway Journeys for the BBC. We were talking about the Golden Age of rail travel in the 1920s and 1930s, when the Flying Scotsman made the first non-stop journey between London and Edinburgh and the great streamlined trains such as the Silver Jubilee, the Coronation and Coronation Scot came into service, slashing journey times between London and ...more

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