A ‘tragic tale of heroism’ is available now to watch on the popular streaming service
The evenings are getting darker, the days are colder, and it’s never been a better time to get stuck in good old drama series.
Netflix have just the answer with their brand new show; The Railway Men.
This bone-chilling series isn’t for the faint-hearted, but might be the perfect match if you’re not quite ready for a typical Christmas flick!
The full title of the series is The Railway Men – The Untold Story Of Bophal 1984.
It follows story of brave railway workers who risk their own lives to help others after a deadly gas leak in the city.
Here’s a taste of what it has to offer…
New Netflix disaster series has shades of Chernobyl
An official synopsis for the series reads:
“After a deadly gas leaks from a factory in Bhopal, brave railway workers risk their lives to save others in the face of an unspeakable disaster.”
It’s a mini series containing four episodes – all four of which are available to watch right now.
Episode one begins with the hours that lead up to the disaster that killed 70 times more people than the Chernobyl disaster.
Early reviews for new Netflix series largely positive
At the time of writing it sits at 68% from both critics and audiences on Rotten Tomatoes.
But as always, the best thing to do is to give it a go and decide for yourself!
Netflix is one of the world’s leading entertainment services with over 247 million paid memberships in over 190 countries.
Stream The Railway Men – The Untold Story Of Bophal 1984 on Netflix UK now.