This final episode follows the men and women racing to build London's brand new underground railway - the Elizabeth Line - in time for the first train launch in May 2017.
This final episode follows the men and women racing to build London's brand new underground railway - the Elizabeth Line - in time for the first train launch in May 2017. Engineers must construct and fit out a new station at Paddington, erecting a 130m-long glass canopy to soar above the structure and plug directly into Brunel's original Grade I-listed station - a nerve-wracking feat.
At Tottenham Court Road, workers are building underground platforms and concourses the size of an aircraft carrier in the heart of the world's busiest shopping district. The team must carefully remove the enormous props that hold apart the station walls as convoys of concrete trucks drive down Oxford Street, where half a million shoppers and tourists visit every day.
In Derby, a father-and-son team - third and fourth generation train builders - race to construct 66 trains to ferry passengers across the 30 miles of the Crossrail Line. Every site and engineer must pull together as they race to deliver this new 15-billion-pound railway - one of Europe's largest construction projects - in time for the first trains rolling out.
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Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
|Series Producer||Lee Reading|
|Executive Producer||Carlo Massarella|
|Production Company||Windfall Films|