World's Greatest Bridges

Series 2
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Series 2, Episode 2 - Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Sydney Harbour Bridge is the world's tallest and widest steel arched bridge. Connecting the northern suburbs with the city centre, it brought together a city divided not just by water but by cultural differences. Rob Bell explores the story of this engineering masterpiece, whose builders utilised the very latest technologi...
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Series 2, Episode 2 - Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Sydney Harbour Bridge is the world's tallest and widest steel arched bridge. Connecting the northern suburbs with the city centre, it brought together a city divided not just by water but by cultural differences. Rob Bell explores the story of this engineering masterpiece, whose builders utilised the very latest technologi...

5. The Millau Viaduct

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Rob Bell meets the designers of the world's tallest bridge.

6. Severn Bridge

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Rob Bell reveals how the Severn Bridge was constructed.

1. Golden Gate Bridge

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Engineer Rob Bell visits the Golden Gate Bridge.

4. Brooklyn Bridge

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A tale of big money, corruption, ambition, death and tragedy.

3. The Iron Bridge, Shropshire

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The world's first bridge built entirely from iron.

2. Sydney Harbour Bridge

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The story of the world's tallest steel arched bridge.
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Season 2, Episode 6: Severn Bridge

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Opened in 1966, the Severn Bridge was the first road bridge to connect England and South Wales. Rob reveals why its design by Dr Bill Brown revolutionised the way that modern suspension bridges are built. He also surfs the Severn Bore and meets the construction workers who braved the wave and tidal ranges of up to 50 feet ...
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Season 2, Episode 5: The Millau Viaduct

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The Millau Viaduct in southern France is the world's tallest bridge. Rob Bell meets the design team, including architect Lord Norman Foster and structural engineer Dr Michel Virlogeux, and learns about the innovative and ancient techniques used to build it. London's Millennium Bridge, Lord Foster's other project at the tim...
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