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  • WORLD'S GREATEST TRAIN JOURNEYS FROM ABOVE

  • Thursday 18 April 2024 at 10:00PM
  • National Geographic

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This 6-part series will follow some of the world's most extraordinary railway journeys from above and on the grounds, taking the audience on an adventure of a lifetime. We'll fly above spectacular scenery and explore exceptional engineering; meeting the people who maintain and run these incredible railroads as well as those who live alongside them.

EPISODE GUIDE

  • World's Greatest Train Journeys From Above : Glacier Express
    The Glacier Express train in the Swiss Alps is an engineering marvel traveling over treacherous gorges and through huge mountain ranges.
    Next Showing:  
    Friday 19 April 2024 at 10:00AM - National Geographic
    Repeats:  
    Friday 26 April 2024 at 7:00PM - National Geographic

  • World's Greatest Train Journeys From Above : Canada's Wilderness Railroad
    The Winnipeg to Churchill train crosses the province of Manitoba, along a route that requires determination, force, and fire to keep it running.
    Next Showing:  
    Thursday 18 April 2024 at 10:00PM - National Geographic
    Repeats:  
    Friday 19 April 2024 at 2:00AM - National Geographic

    Friday 19 April 2024 at 6:00AM - National Geographic
  • World's Greatest Train Journeys From Above : Copper Canyon Railway
    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.
    Next Showing:  
    Thursday 25 April 2024 at 10:00PM - National Geographic
    Repeats:  
    Friday 26 April 2024 at 2:00AM - National Geographic

    Friday 26 April 2024 at 6:00AM - National Geographic
  • World's Greatest Train Journeys From Above : Australia's Outback Railway
    Crossing the harsh terrain of the Australian outback, the Ghan, a luxury train, and its 3,000 kms of track need constant and skilled maintenance.
  • World's Greatest Train Journeys From Above : Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
    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 engineering in India.
  • World's Greatest Train Journeys From Above : Norway's Bergen Railway
    The Bergen line is a triumph of engineering in the face of extraordinary natural obstacles: fjords, freezing conditions and rogue wildlife.
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