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Director: Lyndy Saville

Producer: Dominic Saville

Executive Producer: Patricia Hickey

Cast: Nicholas Day

Genres: Documentary, Factual


This drama-doc series takes you back in time to the most shocking and surprising murder cases in history. Our presenter, Nicholas Day, guides us into the world of the killer as we see how police ingenuity and early forensics helped bring them to justice.

The Railways transformed Britain. From town to town and city to city, the tracks spread. They changed the way we lived forever. But there was a darker side to the advent of the railways.
This technological revolution offered new opportunities for the oldest of crimes. In this series, we’ll be investigating the most notorious murders ever to take place on the British railways.
Stories of the men who killed, of the police who hunted them, and of the victims, who were left behind. From the files of Scotland Yard and the Railways Police, this is the history of blood on the tracks of Britain.

Episode 1: The First Railway Murderer
Episode 2: The Body in the Tunnel
Episode 3: The Police Killer
Episode 4: The Newcastle Train Murder
Episode 5: The Guardsman
Episode 6: Death on the Underground

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