Impossible Railways

Since their meteoric rise in the 19th Century, railways have been at the forefront of modern engineering and transport. They have conquered dizzying altitudes, wilderness, seas and cities. With amazing access and using a trademark combination of stunning footage and expert analysis, the series captures the design breakthroughs and heralds the pioneers who have embraced nature and physical challenges to create a truly remarkable global railway network. Whether it be mountain railways and coastal tracks or city railways and innovative speed trains, Impossible Railways is the ultimate guide to the world's rail networks.

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