Trains that Changed the World Series 1 (UKTV)

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Technology Documentary hosted by Christian Wolmar, published by UKTV in 2018 - English narration

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The iconic trains that have done the most to change history. Each one an engineering marvel, a leap forward in the history of trains, helping to shape the modern world.

[edit] Chapter 1: First Impact

The stories behind the most important trains in history and their impact on the world, beginning with a look at the first locomotives during the Industrial Revolution.

[edit] Chapter 2: Age of Freedom

The railroads ended slavery in the USA, but trains can be agents of oppression too. The British Empire built railways to rule the world, enabling it to control the empire.

[edit] Chapter 3: Brave New World

The steam train reached its zenith in the Old World, and in the New World, trains like the Burlington Zephyr were part of the race for modernity.

[edit] Chapter 4: Metal Monsters

Advanced freight trains can haul the weight of 170 Boeing 747s across thousands of miles. The freight train is the leviathan that keeps the world on track.

[edit] Chapter 5: World on the Move

As travelling between cities became easier, crossing them was impossible. The solution was steam train that ran under the city - the London Underground.

[edit] Chapter 6: Supertrains

China is the champion of high-speed rail and 75 million people now live within an hour's commute of Shanghai - more than the entire population of the UK.

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  • Video Codec: x265 CABAC Main@L3.1
  • Video Bitrate: CRF 23 (~957Kbps)
  • Video Resolution: 1024x576
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Frame Rate: 25 FPS
  • Audio Codec: HE-AAC
  • Audio Bitrate: 64Kbps CVBR 48KHz (123Kbps peak)
  • Audio Channels: 2
  • Run-Time: 6 x 44 min
  • Number of Parts: 1 (6 chapters)
  • Part Size: 1.88 GB
  • Source: Webrip (576p/h264 1792Kbps)
  • Encoded by: JungleBoy

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