Great Scenic Railway Journeys

Great Scenic Railway Journeys

Journey to New Zealand were we profile the best rail journeys that country has to offer. We begin our railway adventure on the north island just south of Auckland. Here we'll take a trip back in time on one of New Zealand's premier heritage trains, the Glenbrook Vintage Railway. From there we venture to the North East coastal town of Coromandel and one of the most unique railways in the world. Our next stop takes us across the North Island, AND the south island. New Zealand's main lines are home...
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  • program length: 25 minutes
  • episode #112

Tuesday, April 13 at 9:30 pm on 12.1

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  • Wednesday, April 14 at 2:30 am on 12.1

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GREAT SCENIC RAILWAY JOURNEYS celebrates the innovation and beauty of the steam-powered rail engine. The first six episodes, dedicated to North America's steam railways, travel from the frozen tundra of Alaska to the deserts of Arizona to the green hills of the Tennessee valley. The next four episodes uncover the history of individual railroads, from inception to modern day travel, and the final three episodes showcase the stunning railroad routes through New Zealand. No matter the location, every passage provides unforgettable views.