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Sydney's Super Tunnel

Documentary
1 season availableAustralia
PG

Filmed over 5 years, this series will trace the enormous engineering challenges faced by what is the greatest public transport project in Australia's history: a brand new, state-of-the-art metro system through, beneath and above the streets of this iconic city of five million people.

S1 E4: Fast Tracked
Catch Up
S1 E4: Fast Tracked
51m
We follow architect Ross de la Motte, seeing that his vision for the stations has finally come to light. He has gone to great lengths to design stations that benefit from natural light and airflow.
languages:
English
subtitles:
English

4. Fast Tracked

We follow architect Ross de la Motte, seeing that his vision for the stations has finally come to light. He has gone to great lengths to design stations that benefit from natural light and airflow.
51m
Available until 8 Nov 2020

3. Digging Deep

Another super challenge looms, perhaps the greatest of the entire project - digging two tunnels beneath Sydney Harbour.
51m
Available until 8 Nov 2020

2. What Lies Beneath

We check in on our engineers encountering all manner of issues tunnelling through a minefield of existing infrastructure - skyscraper footings and basements, sewers, a graveyard, and rail tunnels.
52m
Available until 8 Nov 2020

1. Action Stations

The show kicks off with a dynamic taster of what the series has in store - namely the inside story of a crack team building a trailblazing, fully-automated metro system costing $50 billion.
52m
Available until 8 Nov 2020