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Originally broadcast on BBC2 on 17/02/94
Trains have a magic and mystery which is being lost in the West as the motor car takes over. But in the many parts of the world they are still the main method of transport - accessible to all, uniting families, forming crucial arteries linking societies. On trains you can discover something about the heart and soul of a country. In Great Railway Journeys six exceptional travellers share with us their discoveries, and their pleasures in travelling by train, whether in a steam train, a shabby diesel or on a steam engine footplate.
Entertaining and thoughtful, full of personal memories and beautifully described experiences, each journey has its own very unique character, to be savoured by those who enjoy travelling, are interested in contemporary life in other parts of the world, and, of course, love the magic and mystery of trains.
KARACHI TO THE KHYBER
wiith Mark Tully
In Pakistan, Mark Tully journeys from Karachi in the south to the Khyber Pass on the Afghan border in the north, making a diversion to travel to Quetta via the spectacular Bolan Pass on one of the most challenging lines built by British engineers anywhere in the world.
Originally broadcast on BBC2 although this version was taken from PBS in the States.
=== File Information ===
File Name: Great Railway Journeys - Karatchi to the Kyber Pass Mark Tully
File Size: 499 MB
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Audio Codec..: MPEG Audio
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