Episode 2 - Reaching New Heights

Impossible Railways Series 2

From tunnelling through the Swiss Alps to build the world's steepest funicular, to connecting Ecuador's major cities with an ingenious zig-zag railway and the world's first true mountain railway through Austria's Semmering Pass, this episode features some of our most challenging high-altitude locomotive problems and the solutions that make these remarkable journeys possible.
Aired:
May 20, 2021
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