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  1. MattyH

    MattyH TowersStreet Member

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    Michael Portillo's Great British Railways Journey is from Carlisle to Alton Towers this week. The Alton Towers episode will be broadcast tomorrow at 6:30pm on BBC2
     
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  2. BarryZola

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    Good looking out good sir. I shall set it to record. Thanking you very much :)

    Edit - Short bit from the description of tomorrow's episode:

    'After stoking the fire on the steam-powered Churnet Valley Railway, Michael alights at Froghall for Alton Towers, to trace the 19th-century origins of the modern theme park.'
     
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  3. MattyH

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    Just seen the preview for tonights episode: Mr. Portillo takes a ride on Rita!
     
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    Just watched this. It was interesting, although when Michael Portillo got off Rita he was obviously told to say "I've never been accelerated to 60MPH in 2.5 seconds whilst 4.5 G forces pressures on my body" :p
     
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  5. BarryZola

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    Well, they managed to fit most of the main points in to such a short segment. However, it didn't go un-noticed that the Towers representative called the house 18th century (when stood in the Hex queueline), when she obviously would have meant 1800s ;)
     
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    I see it was filmed before 2nd June. It was fun watching Portillo getting a rita launch on the front seat.
     
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    I was hoping he was going to read his guide on nemesis
     
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    thanks! i've just watched it- it was really interesting, plus i learnt a fact about Hex's building that i didn't know!
     
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