Episode 1 - Urban Heart Surgery

The team face the challenges of Europe's biggest engineering project.

Episode 2 - Tunnels Under The Thames

The challenge of building train tunnels under water.

Episode 3 - Platforms and Plague Pits

The team uncover some gruesome discoveries of London's past

The Series

This series follows a team of more than ten thousand engineers and construction workers – close up - as they race to build a brand new subterranean railway under London – Crossrail – London’s new Underground. Costing almost fifteen billion pounds and taking ten years to build, it’s the biggest engineering project in Europe. The challenges facing the team are immense – from digging out forty-two kilometers of tunnels to constructing ten vast new stations – all while keeping London moving.

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3 x 60' for BBC2