Chris Tarrant Extreme Railway Journeys: Series 5

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Travel Documentary hosted by Chris Tarrant, published by Channel 5 in 2019 - English narration

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Travelogue in which Chris Tarrant rides some of the world's wildest trains.

[edit] Conquering the Alps

Chris Tarrant boards some of the highest and steepest trains that cross the Alps, including one that tackles the 965m high Semmering Pass, the Arlberg Line that traverses an avalanche zone, and two incredibly steep cog railways.

[edit] The Train in Spain

Chris Tarrant embarks on a thousand-mile journey across Spain's complex rail system, discovering how the railways were involved in tension over Gibraltar, the Spanish Civil War and WWII. But Spain has quietly become a world leader in train technology.

[edit] A Railway Too Far

Chris Tarrant embarks on a journey across Ukraine, where he travels on the most bizarre rail vehicle he has ever encountered. In Kiev, he learns about the forced famine of the 1930s, meets a soldier from the ongoing civil war and visits the site of the worst nuclear disaster in history at Chernobyl.

[edit] The Reunification Express

Chris Tarrant travels the entire one thousand miles of the Reunification Line - from Ho Chi Minh City in the south to Hanoi in the north. He visits key locations from the Vietnam War including the famous Viet Cong tunnels.

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  • Video Codec: x264 CABAC High@L3.1
  • Video Bitrate: CRF 20 (~3157Kbps)
  • Video Resolution: 1280x720
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Frame Rate: 25 FPS
  • Audio Codec: HE-AAC
  • Audio Bitrate: 160Kbps CBR 24KHz
  • Audio Channels: 6
  • Run-Time: 43 mins
  • Number Of Parts: 4
  • Part Size: 1.01 GB (average)
  • Source: HDTV
  • Encoded by: JungleBoy

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