Railways: The Making of a Nation

Railways: The Making of a Nation Series
Genre: Documentary
Premiere: 2016
Network: BBC One
Sessons: 1
Full Episodes: 6
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Historian Liz McIvor explores how Britain’s expanding rail network was the spark to a social revolution, starting in the 1800s and through to modern times.
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Last Episode, 28 September 2016: Season 1, Episode 6: A Touch of Class
Trains reflected class divisions with separate carriages for first, second and third class passengers. Yet, seen at the time, they were also bringing people physically closer together. In the early 1800s, Britain was clearly divided between upper, middle and working classes.
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Date Aired Railways: The Making of a Nation Episodes
Season 1
28 September 2016 Season 1, Episode 1: Time
28 September 2016 Season 1, Episode 2: Capitalism and Commerce
28 September 2016 Season 1, Episode 3: The Age of Leisure
28 September 2016 Season 1, Episode 4: The New Commuters
28 September 2016 Season 1, Episode 5: Food and Shopping
28 September 2016 Season 1, Episode 6: A Touch of Class