Engineering

  1. How They Dug the Victoria Line

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    Video caption: The inside story of the construction of the London Underground's Victoria Line. (1969)

    First transmitted in 1969, this is the story of the construction of the world’s most advanced underground system where automated trains are driven along hand-finished tunnels.

  2. Dame Jo da Silva, engineer

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    Video caption: Dame Jo da Silva, engineer, shares the soundtrack of her life with Lauren Laverne.

    Dame Jo da Silva, engineer, shares the eight tracks, book and luxury item she would take with her if cast away to a desert island. With Lauren Laverne.

  3. Green mechanics - the looming shortage

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    Video caption: Is the UK heading for a huge shortfall of Electric Vehicles mechanics by 2030?

    Tim Muffett meets a group of car mechanics being taught how to service and maintain hybrid vehicles.

  4. Archimedes

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    Video caption: Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Archimedes.

    Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Archimedes, the ancient Greek mathematician and expert engineer. Inspired by Archimedes, they come up with their own genius idea.

  5. Bazalgette

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    Video caption: Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Sir Joseph Bazalgette, who created London's sewer system

    Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Sir Joseph Bazalgette, the man who invented London's giant sewer system.

  6. Watt

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    Video caption: Dick and Dom reveal the genius of James Watt.

    Dick and Dom reveal the genius of Scottish inventor and engineer James Watt, who revolutionised steam technology.