India's Frontier Railways is a Travel programme.

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India's Frontier Railways

Series about the international trains crossing borders in India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan. The Maitree Express was the first train to run between India and Bangladesh, 37 years after the war of independence in 1971. Maitree means friendship. It takes 12 hours to make the 392km journey from Kolkata to Dhaka, and staffing on the train is almost the same on both sides of the border. They speak the same language, share a history and all love fish. Filmed during the holy month of Ramadan, this is a journey from India into Bangladesh, on a train that reunites Bengal. episode 1.

Genre: Travel

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is India's Frontier Railways next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 4 August 29th, 8:00pm and on BBC 4 August 30th, 1:45am. See more...