Chris Tarrant's Extreme Railways


Season 1, Episode 2 - Australia's Extreme Railway

3.0 5 x
Chris Tarrant crosses the Australian Outback, to find out the truth about an amazing railway from Adelaide to Darwin.

5. Scandinavia: War, Ore And Santa Claus

3.0 9 x
Chris Tarrant travels almost 3,000 kilometres across Scandinavia and Finland in the middle of winter, braving deep snow, sub-zero temperatures and hardly any light.

4. Trans-Caucasus Express

3.0 15 x
Chris travels the route of the Soviet-era Trans-Caucasus Railway departing the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku.

3. Southern Africa: The Diamond Railway

3.0 6 x
Chris Tarrant travels from Cape Town in South Africa across Botswana to the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, following the route of an ambitious railway pioneered by controversial Cecil Rhodes.

2. Night Train To Patagonia

3.0 1 x
Chris sets out from a British-built station in Buenos Aires taking the overnight train to the pampas lowlands.

1. Alaska: Ice Train To Nowhere

3.0 3 x
Chris heads to Alaska, but his plan to travel along the Alaska Railroad does not get off to a good start in Seward, so he hitches a ride on a track inspector's car before riding a freight train.
Episodes 2015

Sun 20 Sep, India's Monsoon Railway

3.0 147 x
Chris Tarrant travels down the Konkan railway which runs along the west coast of India connecting the port cities of Mumbai and Mangalore.

Sun 13 Sep, West Africa

3.0 148 x
Chris Tarrant heads to West Africa to experience one of the greatest surviving African railways of the colonial era.