Saturday, March 12, 2016

All Aboard! Great Scenic Railway Journeys: Trains Around North America

Join Rhode Island PBS on Monday, March 14 beginning at 8 p.m. for a ride along North America’s most historic and scenic railways in the newest chapter of the Emmy Award-winning public television series, Great Scenic Railway Journeys: Trains Around North America. 
Robert Van Camp, executive producer and director of this program, hosts the special presentation as part of the station's March fund raising campaign. The presentation will encore on Saturday, March 19 beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Great Scenic Railway Journeys: Trains Around North America is hosted by Grammy-winning musician and storyteller David Holt, traces America's railroad history, telling the unforgettable stories of the continent's historic and scenic tourist railroads. More than just a tour, these stories capture railroads as they defined the spirit of North America, creating a new industry and re-writing transportation history. The program transports viewers to a variety of railways — from quiet and relaxing trains featuring spectacular meals and views, to fast-paced trains full of glitz and glamour.

WSBE Rhode Island PBS transmits standard-definition (SD) and high-definition (HD) programming over the air on digital 36.1; on Rhode Island cable services: Cox 08 / 1008HD, Verizon FiOS 08 / 508HD, Full Channel 08; on Massachusetts cable services: Comcast 819HD, Verizon 18 / 518HD; on satellite: DirecTV 36 / 3128HD, Dish Network 36.