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Science Channel – Impossible Engineering: Season 6 (2019) Episode 6 Rise of the Hyperloop

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Impossible Engineering Series 6: Extreme Railroads
Impossible Engineering details how giant structures, record-beating buildings, war ships and space crafts are built and work. As the show revels in these modern day creations, it also leaps back in time to recount the stories of the exceptional engineers whose technological advances made it all possible.

Part 1: Beasts of the Bayou
When engineers built railroads across the swamps of New Orleans, they had to use cutting-edge technology and methods to get it done, and these extreme trains attest to the innovative engineering required to conquer the most challenging water environments.


Part 2: The Trains that Built America
The first railroads in the United States were engineering marvels built to conquer America’s deadliest places, and using cutting-edge science, engineers and builders changed the nation by connecting the California frontier with the rest of the country.


Part 3: Monster of the Andes
When engineers built a cutting-edge railroad to navigate the South American Andes, they use cutting-edge tech and engineering to conquer its deadly heights, and this trailblazing train sets new records on one of the most dangerous routes in the world.


Part 4: Himalaya Mega Bridge
When engineers built a cutting-edge railroad to navigate the South American Andes, they use cutting-edge tech and engineering to conquer its deadly heights, and this trailblazing train sets new records on one of the most dangerous routes in the world.


Part 5: NYC Monster Train
New York City is building an 11 billion dollar construction project to extend the busy Long Island Railroad, and using brand-new technology, engineers and builders blast bedrock to create a vast tunnel below Grand Central Terminal.


Part 6: Rise of the Hyperloop
Engineers at Virgin are building the world’s first hyperloop train system, an innovative high-speed technology that uses magnetic levitation to travel over 600 miles per hour and transform transportation as we know it.

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