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God’s Wonderful Railway

STEAM-SATURATED TRAINSPOTTING tribulations, shunted into Wednesday teatime telly sidings for what seemed like ages. Depicted life of the Grant family, who were “placed ‘ere on God’s earth” to tend upkeep of Great Western Railway over numerous generations. Assorted faces, including Dot Cotton, Davros and Rene Artois, stoked the flames, waved red flags and generally sent population of train enthusiast viewers into seventh heaven. As for the rest of us…

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  1. Glenn Aylett

    March 5, 2022 at 10:29 am

    Not bad, as it was made on location and had a decent budget and went from 1840, when God’s Wonderful Railway was being built, to 1940, when the Luftwaffe try to destroy it. It was far better than some weak Southern series a few years earlier about a preserved GWR locomotive.

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