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Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways

S1-E3 India's Monsoon Railway
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S1-E3 India's Monsoon Railway

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Summary

Chris takes a trip through India on the Konkan railway, a line that opened in 1998 and runs down the west coast. He starts his journey at dawn in the country's financial capital Mumbai, where the Mandovi Express is the first of many trains he catches along the 472 miles of track running through the states of Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka. To keep the line straight, 92 tunnels and 2,000 bridges had to be built in one of the wettest areas of the subcontinent and Chris joins the monsoon team, which patrols daily to ensure that it is free from obstructions.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Chris Tarrant
Director Barbie MacLaurin
Executive Producer Nina Carbone
Executive Producer Dale Templar
Executive Producer Hugh Whitworth
Producer Barbie MacLaurin
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