Tim Dunn (historian)
|Born||26 March 1981|
|Alma mater||University of Exeter|
|Occupation||Travel editor, historian, presenter|
Tim Dunn (born 26 March 1981) is a British railway historian, TV presenter, geographer and travel editor. Dunn is known for his presenting and writing work, primarily on rail transport and architecture. He also works as a travel editor for transport website Trainline.
Dunn was introduced to railways at an early age by his grandparents and worked at Bekonscot model village as a teenager. He trained as a historical geographer, and in addition to broadcasting he has curated museum exhibitions, has been a museum trustee, and is on the advisory panel of the UK's Railway Heritage Trust. He currently lives in London with his boyfriend, an architectural historian.
|2017||Britain's Greatest Invention||Self|
|2018||Trains that Changed the World||Self - Railway historian||5 episodes|
|2019||Secrets of the Railways||Self - Railway historian||5 episodes|
|2020-present||The Architecture the Railways Built||Presenter||Ongoing, lead presenter|
|2021||Secrets of the London Underground||Presenter||Ongoing|
- @MrTimDunn (26 March 2020). "It is my birthday. 39. Hurrah! I made it. I cannot do today what I adore: travelling by train. But I will, sometime again. So here are four of my #travelbytrain window views of the last yr– so that I might recall my favourite trips. It is a joy to have you on the journey with me" (Tweet). Retrieved 17 June 2021 – via Twitter.
- Hewitt, Sam (25 March 2021). "New TV doc: Secrets of the London Underground to air this year". The Railway Hub. Retrieved 21 April 2021.
- "The Architecture the Railways Built – interview with presenter Tim Dunn". Network Rail. 7 July 2020.
- "Tim Dunn". United Agents. Retrieved 21 April 2021.
- "TV host Tim Dunn on coming out and being a proud gay geek". Attitude.co.uk. 8 February 2021. Retrieved 21 April 2021.