Paddington Station 24/7

July 2022
42:51

S3 Ep12

4.0 2 x
After spending nine years as a Mobile Operations Manager and signaller, Chris O'Brien has been training as an Incident Controller at Route Control, and today, Chris is going to need all his railway experience to get through a tragic incident. A driver heading to Paddington has reported hitting a person at a vulnerable part...
41:21

S3 Ep11

4.0 4 x
100 miles down the track from Paddington, in South Gloucestershire, a massive engineering project to move a 4200 tonne railway bridge gets off to a sticky start. The project is the most ambitious scheme to be carried out on the railway this year, and a recent downpour is threatening to make life difficult as heavy lifters ...
41:36

S3 Ep10

4.0 5 x
At Paddington, one of the most important trains of the morning has nearly finished boarding, and one man with his bike is anxious not to miss it. The trouble is, he's headed to the wrong platform. With seconds to go before the correct train is due to leave, boarding closes, and he decides to take matters into his own hands.
42:32

S3 Ep9

4.0 3 x
It's the busiest time of the year at Paddington - the winter holiday countdown. For months, passengers have avoided the station because of the pandemic, but in the run up to the holidays, Paddington is getting some of its old self back. So, the last thing staff want in the middle of the evening rush hour is news of a suspe...
42:19

S3 Ep8

4.0 3 x
This week at Paddington, a high speed train comes to an abrupt halt in the station as there's fears it's collided with something on the track. After an immediate evacuation of passengers, an investigation is underway, which could jeopardise the morning peak. In Wales, we'll join the team of engineers tasked with renovating...
42:12

S3 Ep7

Expired 3.0 5 x
Staff at Paddington are preparing for a VIP visitor to the station. Rumours are a drift that it could be a royal and it's all hands on deck to prepare the station in time. Join Paddington's revenue protection officers for a shift catching fare dodgers who cost the railway hundreds of millions of pounds a year. How many wil...
42:14

S3 Ep6

Expired 4.0 4 x
This week, railway workers across the network are making the most of the remaining summer weather to prepare the network for a change of season. Down in Dawlish, there's a ceremony to celebrate the final stages of a year-long, multi million pound project to strengthen the railway's defences from the powerful waves that po...
40:42

S3 Ep5

Expired 3.0 3 x
This week, out on track, maintenance work is underway on England's longest railway tunnel, as the Victorian infrastructure is adapted to support today's large freight trains. With the team unable to raise the roof, they begin the task of lowering the rail bed and bringing the tracks into the centre of the tunnel - but can ...
42:16

S3 Ep4

Expired 3.0 5 x
Today at Paddington there is a major track circuit failure resulting in one of their busiest platforms having to close. With trains normally arriving and departing at least every four minutes, signallers are having to manually route every train in and out of certain platforms and the delays and cancellations are racking up...
42:06

S3 Ep3

Expired 4.0 7 x
Throughout the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Western network is continuously striving to ensure rail travel is as safe as possible. At Great Western Railway's Long Rock Depot, after a three month suspension to the famed Night Riviera sleeper service, it departs once more but with radical changes from the team behind t...
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