Episode 4 - Super Train
RISE OF THE MACHINES uses stunning CGI animation to explode open one of the world’s fastest trains – the Italo AGV – to reveal the extraordinary technology that it depends on to race from Venice to Rome in less than four hours.
In the cockpit, Driver Gabriele Cicalini must handle sharp turns, a crowded national rail network and 18-kilometre long tunnels as he cuts through the Italian countryside at 300 km/hr. Exploring the engineering breakthroughs within this $35-million-dollar metal bullet will reveal surprising secrets of how the technology evolved, inspired by extraordinary lessons from nature and history. Can this super train arrive safely and on time?