Greatest Train Journeys From Above

Greatest Train Journeys From Above catch up

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 6 - Norway's Bergen Railway

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The Bergen line is a triumph of engineering in the face of extraordinary natural obstacles - fjords, freezing conditions, and rogue wildlife.

Season 1, Episode 5 - Australia's Outback Railway

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The Ghan, Australia's most luxurious train, crosses an entire continent from Adelaide on the southern coast to the tropical landscape of Darwin in the north. On its two-day journey, it faces intense heat, the risk of collisions with wild animals and the threat of increasingly extreme weather events. An army of engineers mu...

Season 1, Episode 4 - Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

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The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is a steeply graded narrow-gauge line connecting the plains of New Jalpaiguri in Eastern India to the foothills of the Himalayas in Darjeeling. Led by a century-old steam loco, it is filmed from above as it conquers the world's tallest mountain range. This is the epitome of hill railway eng...

Season 1, Episode 3 - Copper Canyon Railway

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The luxury El Chepe train is a wonder of Mexican engineering that took 100 years to build through the world's largest canyon region, Copper Canyon.

Season 1, Episode 2 - Canada's Wilderness Railroad

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Crossing one of Canada's ten provinces, Manitoba from South to North, the Winnipeg to Churchill train is filmed from above as it winds through snow-covered grasslands, Canada's Boreal Forest and into the frozen barren lands, just below the Arctic Circle. It's a constant struggle to keep on track as engineers battle with s...

Season 1, Episode 1 - Switzerland's Glacier Express

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Connecting iconic mountain resorts St Moritz and Zermatt, the Glacier Express is filmed from above winding along alpine peaks, over treacherous gorges and through vertiginous mountain ranges. It's a constant struggle to keep on track as engineers battle deep snow drifts, harness the latest tech to protect the line from lan...