Mega Breakdown

Thursday 20 December 17.00

Mega Breakdown

Next trasmissions on tv

  1. Thursday 20 December at 17.00

    Dam Busters (Season 2)

  2. Friday 21 December at 06.45

    Dam Busters (Season 2)

  3. Friday 21 December at 17.05

    Train Wreck (Season 2)

Synopsis

If you think constructing colossal buildings and mega machines is a challenge, wait till you see the difficulties and danger involved in breaking them down. From land to sea, we'll take you inside the planet's biggest recycling projects to witness the tools, the techniques and the drama that unfolds as experts, engineers, and deconstruction crews bring down massive man-made structures. It's a front row seat to the action, as mammoth structures and machinery meet their end, and find a new beginning? on Break It Down Season 3.

Episodes

  • The Italian Bridge

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    The river levels are rising and their work areas are becoming saturated with water. And, on top of it all, the bridge is unstable, and Despe doesnt dare put crews on top of the structure. To take down this bridge, theyll need to operate from land...and water. Its a race against time, on a demolition job where every cut could lead to a disaster...

  • Speed

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    Los Angeles, California- home to the rich and famous… and their sports cars. Luxury is king here, and some say nothing shows off better than a Porsche. But when those cars crash and burn in accidents, their wreckage comes to "LA Dismantlers for Porsche".

  • Prison

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    Break It Down is tackling one of its most formidable projects ever, a building that was made to be virtually impenetrable … the Riverfront State Prison in Camden, New Jersey.

  • Phantom Jet

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    The F-4 Phantom has flown in Air Force squadrons from the United States, Europe and Asia. Its speed, agility, and firepower make it one of the most accurate and lethal fighter jets in the world.

  • Train Overhaul

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    In Mt. Vernon, Illinois sits a 25-acre yard1 full of old, broken-down, decrepit locomotives. But this is no loco graveyard. At National Railway Equipment Company2 they reuse, recycle and rebuild old locomotives into high-tech, energy efficient machines.

  • NY Scrap Yard

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    Gershow Recycling - a sprawling 40 acre scrap yard in Long Island, NY. In just one day, this family run business will destroy three million pounds of scrap -- including as many as 500 cars and 20 city buses-- to create a multi-million dollar mound of steel.

  • Super Rig

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    Witness all the drama, danger, and strategic engineering as massive structures meet their end…and find a new beginning in Break It Down.