The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway: The Final Countdown 22/05/17 @ 9pm on BBC2

The Return of The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway airs tonight at 9 pm on BBC2:

In 2014, the 3 part documentary series revealed the incredible challenges the engineers and construction teams were faced with during the creation of London’s high-speed railway Crossrail (Europe’s biggest engineering project in development)


  • 10 brand new stations that need to be built in central London
  • More than 30 miles of track yet to be laid
  • Sixty-six 200 metre long trains are awaiting construction

“We are going to drill and bore some tunnels under London and make people watch. Bizarrely, Millions of people tune in” – Dan Walker (22/05/17 BBC Breakfast Presenter)

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