Inside King’s Cross: The Railway
Documentary going behind the scenes at London’s King’s Cross, meeting the army of workers who keep this vital network running.
The first edition witnesses a day of tremendous disruption on the railway as a train loses power on the East Coast Main Line, blocking services in and out of King’s Cross, with a domino effect causing hours of delays at stations from the north-east of England all the way to London
The London Fire Brigade are called when a passenger falls between the platform and a departing train. Aria the hawk is put to work frightening away scavenging pigeons.
Michael responds to a report of a suspicious bag, Mel’s quick thinking reunites a split-up family in Leeds, and driver Lee gets his hands on one of Virgin’s new Azuma trains that will come into service in 2018.
Christmas holiday plans are knocked off course when a person is hit by a train near Doncaster, and Christmas Eve heralds the start of an ambitious programme of engineering works.