X-Machines

Series 2 - Episode 1

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Review

Big-kit documentaries come with larger hairy men spouting clichés and they don’t come any bigger or broader than this. First comes a 406-ton transformer heading to a power station through the mountains of South Africa on the world’s largest roadtrain. We also learn about a US Coast Guard warship and a machine tunnelling beneath Düsseldorf. “One wrong move and its auf wiedersehen to Henning and his crew.” Never mind, it’s predictably fun, watching boys and their toys.

Summary

Profiles of three machines, including the world's heaviest road-going vehicle as it transports a 400-ton electrical transformer across a mountain range.
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