Impossible Railways

April 2019
1:00:00

Reaching New Heights (S1E4)

4.0 2 x
From tunnelling through the mighty Swiss Alps to overcoming a cliff face in Southern Australia, see how railway engineers have skilfully conquered mountains.
1:00:00

Crossing Chasms (S1E3)

3.0 3 x
From the iconic Forth Bridge to a vertigo-inducing viaduct in rural New Zealand, discover how railway engineers have conquered valleys, canyons and waterways.
1:00:00

Into the Wild (S1E2)

3.0 2 x
From a canyon-spanning bridge in San Diego to a track ascending an imposing Swiss peak, hear how railway engineers have conquered jungles, deserts and mountains.
1:00:00

The Sky's the Limit (S2E6)

4.0 2 x
Engineering breakthroughs that allow trains to go faster than ever, including technology that allows the navigation of the winding mountains of Spain at speed.
March 2019
1:00:00

City Limits (S2E4)

4.0 4 x
How some of our greatest railways have challenged engineering's finest minds in their efforts to conquer the planet's waterways, including a tunnel beneath the English Channel.
1:00:00

Into the Blue (S2E3)

4.0 5 x
Engineering that has overcome some of the greatest mountain ranges to create innovative railways, including a tunnel in the Swiss Alps and a zig-zag railway in Ecuador.
1:00:00

Urban Adventures (S1E1)

3.0 3 x
From an inverted monorail in Germany to London's epic Crossrail project, discover how ingenious metropolitan railway engineering helps keep our cities running.
1:00:00

Full Throttle (S2E5)

4.0 4 x
A look at the planet's most incredible metropolitan railways, and how they help people solve distinctly urban problems. Including a project to upgrade New York's transit system.
1:00:00

City Limits (S2E4)

4.0 3 x
How some of our greatest railways have challenged engineering's finest minds in their efforts to conquer the planet's waterways, including a tunnel beneath the English Channel.
1:00:00

Into the Blue (S2E3)

3.0 2 x
Engineering that has overcome some of the greatest mountain ranges to create innovative railways, including a tunnel in the Swiss Alps and a zig-zag railway in Ecuador.
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