Secrets of the Transport Museum Episode Guide
Discover what's coming up in each episode in the new UKTV series Secrets of the Transport Museum, narrated by Sanjeev Bhaskar. The 10 part series follows the stories of the Brooklands volunteers and staff as they mend, maintain and restore the most extraordinary historic motors and aeroplanes in the world.
Tuesday 30th March
A historic Frazer Nash car must be fixed before a big race. Plus, the first car ever to go round the track is brought back to life but will the museum director pass her test in order to drive it? And a Harrier jump jet is feeling deflated.
Tuesday 6th April
A Delage V12 famous for early women’s records on the track returns to be driven by a modern‐day legend. Concorde’s wings need some urgent TLC. A Route Master is given a makeover. And two generations fix an extremely rare motorcycle.
Tuesday 13th April
There’s a battle against the elements for vintage aircraft to grace the skies of Brooklands once again. A rare Triumph motorcycle is rescued from a barn and brought back to life. And a wooden car is being eaten alive by woodworm.
Tuesday 20th April
An F1 racer goes on a perilous journey and there’s a new addition to the exhibit – a Formula E car. It takes teamwork to fix the snapped gearstick on the Railton Terraplane, and a dynamic duo tackle a dented wing in the Aero‐Minx.
Tuesday 27th April
A legendary racing car is put through its paces, when it meets an old rival. There’s an eight‐year mission to restore a Wellington Bomber and time is short for the team preparing to commemorate a devastating WWII bombing.
Tuesday 4th May
Brookland’s Concorde ‘Delta Golf’ has a makeover, in time for a visit from Concorde royalty. The race track’s old Finishing Straight plays host to Motoball, a WWI sport invented by bored dispatch riders. And three volunteers are determined to fix a neglected aerodrome fire engine in time for the parade.
Tuesday 11th May
A volunteer is tasked with waking a legendary Le Mans racer from its exhibit slumber. A decommissioned bomb proves a slippery customer, and can the experts bring to life the dormant engines of a transatlantic flyer?
Tuesday 18th May
Racing driver Billy Monger gives a fellow double amputee a driving lesson. Also, a mighty Morris 8 receives an engine overhaul, a Bentley Le Man’s seats are restored and a fire engine gets pumping for the first time in years.
Tuesday 25th May
An aviation obsessive recovers from a near fatal crash by testing one of his homemade planes; The legendary Napier-Railton has a service; some treasure is found in the museum tower, and a hundred‐year‐old push bike gets a wooden wheel built.
Tuesday 1st June
A Barnes Wallis catapult is fixed by volunteers, but will they be able to bounce bombs on water like the dambusters? A Triumph car is put through its paces in a road test. And a classic motorbike requires more than just a push start.