Episode 1 - Under Siege

A journey is put in jeopardy and an ambitious construction project

Episode 2 - Eye of the Storm

Struggling against a snowstorm and a missing man

Episode 3 - Night From Hell

Repairing a damaged stretch of track and an ambitious expedition

Episode 4 - The Dead Zone

Vital radio communications go down and the largest single item ever hauled by the railroad

Episode 5 - Mountain Hell

A massive construction project, repairing a derailed snowplough and building a steam bath...

Episode 6 - Ice Rescue

A disastrous derail leaves track crews stranded and in need of urgent rescue

Episode 7 - Trapped in Ice

Deep ice threatens to smother the track, forcing track workers to resort to a risky solution

Episode 8 - Melt Down

In Alaska the spring thaw puts the railroad into meltdown

Episode 3 - Night From Hell

On the Alaska Railroad the vital port of Whittier is in lockdown with the only escape route – a two-mile tunnel – shut down by damaged track. Bill and Davy must urgently bring in a new piece of rail over 1200 foot long and stretching over 23 rail cars. But transporting the delicate load 90 miles around tight curves will be difficult.

In the woods rookie homesteader Roger Bickleman has never ventured more than a mile from his cabin in the 18 months he’s lived off grid. Now he’s setting off on an ambitious expedition to blaze a trail to a river – but when a wrong turn leaves him lost he’s faced with a night outdoors. Meanwhile long time offgridder Jim James is relying on passenger train conductor Harry Ross to get him to hospital after an accident – but an obstacle on the tracks causes problems.

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