Great Asian Railway Journeys

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Michael Portillo travels around South-east Asia, guided by his 1913 Bradshaw's Handbook on a 2,500-mile railway adventure across six countries.

In Bangkok, Michael learns how in the 19th century King Rama V introduced railways to his country. He discovers that the king's love of steam engines was inspired by Queen Victoria.

Season : 1

Episode Number : 5

Duration : 30 minutes

Type : Documentary

Language : English

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