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About The Show

Discover the amazing inner workings of Australia’s booming outback railways and the dedicated train crews who face an everyday battle to keep the nation on track.

Episodes

Episode 1

Episode 1

Legendary train driver Bernie Baker needs all the diesel-muscle he can muster when he takes five Streamliner locos on a 2.500km odyssey across the searing Outback.

Episode 2

Episode 2

Bernie's coal truck odyssey goes horribly wrong. Two veteran locomotives risk destruction in a race for glory, and a mega-train faces the steepest grades in Australia.

Episode 3

Episode 3

Bernie struggles home in five streamliner locos pulling 90 old coal wagons. And, after 20 years renovating an abandoned diesel locomotive, James wants to finally drive it.

Episode 4

Episode 4

Cracks appear in a multi-billion-dollar iron ore railroad. Plus, learner driver James must survive the punishing Cockatoo run and the ire of instructor Dave Boyd.

Episode 5

Episode 5

One man and a huge train take on the unforgiving Pilbara. In Sydney, four extreme train enthusiasts tackle its rail network in the All Stations Challenge.

Episode 6

Episode 6

Bernie puts together the first-ever Streamliners festival. But will historic flooding in NSW end his dream? Jeff races time to haul a huge ore train across the Outback.

Episode 7

Episode 7

A re-tooled grain train is springing leaks. Bernie's Streamliner festival faces disaster and the Pichi Richi Explorer takes part in a crazy race in South Australia.

Episode 8

Episode 8

In Victoria, a crack team race to build the state's VLocity trains of the future. Slippery tracks and kangaroos throw a 5000 tonne coal train off its path to port.

Episode 9

Episode 9

A new V/Line VLocity train is driven to its limits to pass the final test. The ageing Savannahlander railcar faces one of Australia's roughest tracks after a stormy wet season.

Episode 10

Episode 10

Pacific National's Steel Train battles the Nullarbor to deliver its vital cargo across the continent. Plus, a busted antique loco gets master mechanic, Mick, steaming.

Episode 11

Episode 11

A group of trainee train drivers face the reality of life on the lines. Meanwhile, Metro Train's Craigieburn Maintenance Depot battles to meet the network's demands.

Episode 12

Episode 12

John Mackie takes on a hellish loco restoration job. Wilmar Sugar race to repair cyclone-destroyed tracks, and an upstart freight company takes on Broken Hill's mineral riches.

Episode 13

Episode 13

The sugar train is desperate to hit its deadline for the first cane harvest of the year. Plus, the Gemco team tackle a problematic N-Class locomotive to get it back...