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  • Ice Train To Nowhere

    New. Chris travels along the Alaska Railroad, riding through Anchorage and the village of Eklutna as he rides a freight train and the Aurora passenger train.

  • Night Train to Patagonia

    New. Chris travels through Argentina, starting his journey at British-built railway station in Buenos Aires and ending by taking a ride across Patagonia.

  • Night Train to Patagonia

    New. Chris travels through Argentina, starting his journey at British-built railway station in Buenos Aires and ending by taking a ride across Patagonia.

  • The Diamond Railway

    New. Chris travels from Cape Town to the Victoria Falls, following a hugely ambitious railway pioneered by 19th-century British colonial politician Cecil Rhodes.

  • The Diamond Railway

    New. Chris travels from Cape Town to the Victoria Falls, following a hugely ambitious railway pioneered by 19th-century British colonial politician Cecil Rhodes.

  • Trans-Caucasus Railway

    New. Chris travels through Azerbaijan and Georgia, exploring Tbilisi's vintage metro system and crossing a mountain rail bridge designed by Gustave Eiffel.

  • Congo's Jungle Railway

    Chris Tarrant has his love of trains tested as he encounters delays, dense jungle and foul toilets on a gruelling, yet inspiring journey through the Congo.

Episode guide

Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways

Series 1

Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways

  • Congo's Jungle Railway

    Chris Tarrant has his love of trains tested as he encounters delays, dense jungle and foul toilets on a gruelling, yet inspiring journey through the Congo.

  • Australia's Outback Railway

    Chris Tarrant has to contend with searing heat, sandstorms and missing tracks in Australia as he follows the 2,000 mile-long line from Adelaide to Darwin.

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  • India's Monsoon Railway

    Join Chris Tarrant on another risky rail journey. Passenger safety isn't high on the agenda in India, as Chris discovers on a ride down the Konkan rail line.

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Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways

Series 2

Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways

  • Railroad to Mandalay

    Chris travels from Bangkok in Thailand to Mandalay in Myanmar, tracing the route of the notorious Burma-Siam Railway, built by Second World War PoWs.

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  • Crossing the Andes

    Chris Tarrant sets off from the coast of Chile to cross the Andes by train, traversing inhospitable terrain and suffering altitude sickness.

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  • One-Way Ticket to Siberia

    Chris sets out to reach the northernmost railway station on Earth in an epic 2,000-mile adventure from Moscow to Arctic Siberia.

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  • Slow Train to Guantanamo Bay

    Chris attempts to cross the length of Cuba, the only island in the Caribbean to boast an extensive railway network, starting in Havana in the west.

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  • The Great Japanese Train Ride

    Chris journeys across Japan by rail, meeting one of the great architects of bullet trains, a singing conductor and atomic bomb survivors who kept trams running.

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  • The Railway That Created Canada

    Chris takes a railway trip across Canada, crossing raging rivers and seeing one of the biggest trains in the world as he makes his way to Vancouver.

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Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways

Series 3

Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways

  • Trans-Caucasus Railway

    New. Chris travels through Azerbaijan and Georgia, exploring Tbilisi's vintage metro system and crossing a mountain rail bridge designed by Gustave Eiffel.

  • Ice Train To Nowhere

    New. Chris travels along the Alaska Railroad, riding through Anchorage and the village of Eklutna as he rides a freight train and the Aurora passenger train.

  • The Diamond Railway

    New. Chris travels from Cape Town to the Victoria Falls, following a hugely ambitious railway pioneered by 19th-century British colonial politician Cecil Rhodes.

  • Night Train to Patagonia

    New. Chris travels through Argentina, starting his journey at British-built railway station in Buenos Aires and ending by taking a ride across Patagonia.

  • Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways

    Not scheduled
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