Great American Railroad Journeys

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday 20 April

Ninilchik to Wasilla

Season 4 Episode 1 of 10

Michael Portillo returns to explore more of the US rail network, embarking on the first leg of a journey across Alaska. He begins his journey amid the snow-capped mountains of the Kenal Peninsula, where he discovers that 150 years ago, Alaska was a Russian colony. Moving on, in Seward he feeds a rescued sea otter with a fearsome bite and in Anchorage he joins the US Arctic Warriors for parachute training

Great American Railroad Journeys airs on Yesterday at 7:00 PM, Saturday 20 April. (Subtitles.)
Education ➝ Science ➝ Factual Topics
Michael Portillo
Alison Kreps
Series Editor
Dave Minchin