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Title Big, Bigger, Biggest : Metro - Series 3, Ep 3 of 6 / Director: Watson, Nick.

Published Australia : SBS ONE [broadcaster], 2012 April 07 at 19:35:00.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 streaming video file (45 min. 4 sec.) ; 271932460 bytes
Series Big, Bigger, Biggest ; Series 3, Episode 3
Summary The 402 kilometres long London Underground is the biggest metro system in the Western world. It is currently undergoing a 26 billion dollar expansion project. This film explores how this metro system was made possible through a series of four historic engineering breakthroughs. It looks at the inner workings of four landmark metro systems, including the Paris Metro and New York City Subway. Each features a major technological innovation that allowed engineers to build bigger and bigger metros. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Part 3 of 6) G CC.
Audience Classification G ACMA.
Other author Watson, Nick, director.
Michie, John, actor.
Ashworth, Mike, contributor.
Bryant, Cliff, contributor.
Burland, John, contributor.
Cunningham, Joseph, contributor.
Holness, Nigel, contributor.
McCann, Eddie, contributor.
Singh, Manjit, contributor.
Stansfield, Jem, contributor.
Subject London Underground Limited.
Electric railroads -- Design and construction.
Railroad engineering -- Management.
Railroad tunnels -- Planning.
Tunneling -- Equipment and supplies.
Railroad cars -- Dynamics.