Mighty Trains: Series 2
From the locomotive to rail traffic control to the maintenance depot, Mighty Trains takes audiences on a journey riding the rails around the world.
Part 1: Rocky Mountaineer
Hop aboard Rocky Mountaineer for a picturesque journey across Western Canada and over the Rocky Mountains as the train rolls from Vancouver to Banff, and then from Jasper back down to Vancouver.
Part 2: Tren Crucero
Following a $280-million restoration project, passengers can once again experience one of the most spectacular and dangerous rail journeys in the world on Ecuador’s Tren Crucero flagship luxury train.
Part 3: Maharajas Express
Take a ride on Maharajah’s Express, one of the most luxurious trains on the planet; often referred to as Indian Railways crown jewel, passengers pay from $2,900 to $26,000 USD per ticket for the privilege of being treated like royalty.
Part 4: Ave 103
Travel to Spain to ride on Europe’s biggest high-speed rail network; on the route between Barcelona and Madrid, visit areas under construction to expand the infrastructure and learn about the new high-speed train set to hit the tracks in the coming year.
Part 5: Kiwi Rail
Take a ride on two magnificent journeys with New Zealand’s KiwiRail: the TranzAlpine, a five-hour jouurney across 223 kilometres, and Northern Explorer, an 11-hour trip through five unique regions of the North Island.
Part 6: Hector Rail
Hector Rail’s powerful trains haul timber for paper products giant SCA to their $1.2-billion pulp mill in Ostrand, Sweden; this challenging route takes trains along some of the most difficult railways in the country.