Discovery Europe has ordered another series fronted by former Fast Showcomic actor Mark Williams. The 10 x 30-minute series, On the Rails, from Oxford Scientific Films Productions, will chart the history of rail travel to tie in with the bi-centenary of rail travel next year. The series, which was ordered by Discovery Europe commissioning editor Emma Read and executive produced by Mark Strickson, will see Williams, a train enthusiast and qualified steam train driver, examine what life was like for ordinary people living through the discovery of locomotives.

Discovery Europe has ordered another series fronted by former Fast Showcomic actor Mark Williams. The 10 x 30-minute series, On the Rails, from Oxford Scientific Films Productions, will chart the history of rail travel to tie in with the bi-centenary of rail travel next year. The series, which was ordered by Discovery Europe commissioning editor Emma Read and executive produced by Mark Strickson, will see Williams, a train enthusiast and qualified steam train driver, examine what life was like for ordinary people living through the discovery of locomotives.