London's Super Tunnel


Season 2 Episode 2

Expired 4.0 13 x
Engineers are constructing and fitting out a new station at Paddington, erecting a 230 metre long great glass canopy to soar above the structure, and plugging directly into Brunel's original grade one-listed station - a nerve wracking feat. At Tottenham Court Road, workers are building underground platforms and concourses ...

Season 2 Episode 1

Expired 3.0 11 x
London's Super Tunnel follows more than 10,000 engineers and construction workers as they fight to stop London's streets caving in or snarling up with traffic as they race to complete the brand new railway directly underneath the city - Crossrail, London's new underground - in time for the first trains to start running. Co...
Episodes 2017

S1 Ep3 - Platforms And Plague Pits

Expired 3.0 10 x
Building the UK’s newest underground railway is a big job: it’s big money, big trains – and it needs big stations. In this final part of the three-part series, engineers must put together the giant jigsaw that will become a cathedral-sized station at Canary Wharf. It’s so big, they have to build it in a dock and underwater...

S1 Ep2 - Tunnels Under The Thames

Expired 3.6 11 x
In this second instalment of the three-part series, the engineers building London’s brand new underground railway, “Crossrail” must take on a Great British obsession - building train tunnels under water. Linda Miller, an American engineer more used to building space launch complexes at Cape Canaveral, finds rebuilding a Vi...

S1 Ep1 - Urban Heart Surgery

Expired 4.0 26 x
Building a brand new underground railway is never easy, but building one underneath the streets of one of the world’s biggest and busiest cities is especially tough. The engineers building London’s new underground “Crossrail” have to make sure that listed buildings don’t crack, the tubes keep running, the City stays in bu...