Slow Train Through Africa with Griff Rhys Jones

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Fridays, 4:00 PM ET on iTV

60 minutes

Griff Rhys Jones explores Africa the unhurried way, as he takes to the continent’s railways to immerse himself in the joy and sometimes the frustration of travelling through a beautiful and beguiling continent, using the most romantic method of transportation. Travelling a total of 7000 miles over five journeys, he explores fascinating landscapes, encounters unforgettable wildlife and meets extraordinary people. Stunning aerial photography combines with observational travelogue to produce a fresh portrait of Africa through Griff’s experiences on and off the train. On each epic trip across five episodes, he discovers how the railway reveals a great deal about the places he travels through. Griff uses the train to get to unexpected places in deserts and forests, villages and cities, learning stories of their past and finding out how they are used today.

Fridays, 4:00 PM ET on iTV

60 minutes

Griff Rhys Jones explores Africa the unhurried way, as he takes to the continent’s railways to immerse himself in the joy and sometimes the frustration of travelling through a beautiful and beguiling continent, using the most romantic method of transportation. Travelling a total of 7000 miles over five journeys, he explores fascinating landscapes, encounters unforgettable wildlife and meets extraordinary people. Stunning aerial photography combines with observational travelogue to produce a fresh portrait of Africa through Griff’s experiences on and off the train. On each epic trip across five episodes, he discovers how the railway reveals a great deal about the places he travels through. Griff uses the train to get to unexpected places in deserts and forests, villages and cities, learning stories of their past and finding out how they are used today.

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In episode five, the last of Griff’s epic adventures through Africa by train, he crosses a thousand miles of South Africa, reaching the most southerly passenger railway station on the continent. Griff begins in Pretoria, catching Africa’s most modern train on a short journey south, to Johannesburg.

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s1e5 South Africa
May 8, 2015
In episode five, the last of Griff’s epic adventures through Africa by train, he crosses a thousand miles of South Africa, reaching the most southerly passenger railway station on the continent. Griff begins in Pretoria, catching Africa’s most modern train on a short journey south, to Johannesburg.
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He begins the 1100-mile trip in Kasama in northern Zambia, where the train arrives, just 33 hours late.

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He begins the 1100-mile trip in Kasama in northern Zambia, where the train arrives, just 33 hours late.
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Series Premiere
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s1e2 Morocco, North Africa
April 17, 2015
April 17, 2015
Morocco, North Africa
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s1e3 Kenya and Tanzania
April 24, 2015
April 24, 2015
Kenya and Tanzania
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s1e5 South Africa
May 8, 2015
May 8, 2015
South Africa
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