In later weeks, Julie will explore England, including the
magnificent East Coast Line that takes travellers from the
industrial city of Newcastle all the way through the utterly
magnificent Northumberland coastline, and on to ancient Edinburgh.
Enjoy the sight of the wild and windy countryside on this episode,
and watch out for the incredible Royal Border Bridge that utterly
epitomises 19th century railway engineering.
In Devon and Cornwall, travel along the scenic St Erth to St
Ives Line, looking for the magnificent Carbis Bay. This idyllic bay
is famed for its pristine sand and almost Mediterranean looking
azure sea, and the view from the train is excellent. The Royal
National Lifeguard Institute is also on the agenda here, as Julie
experiences the incredible service that these men and women do for
their country every day.
Finally, discover Wales, and its myriad of railways, both steam
and non, that take you through the verdant valleys and along its
atmospheric coast. Thanks to the growth of Welsh economy during the
Industrial age, the railways here are amongst some of the oldest in
the world. In this episode, Julie also travels along the Talyllyn
Railway, which inspired the beloved children's book, Thomas the
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In episode 2 Julie travels from Newcastle to Edinburgh, via the
coastal town of Alnmouth. Episode 3 covers Cornwall and Devon, and
in episode 4, Julie travels from Cardigan Bay in Wales to