Extreme Trains

  • 2008
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A series exploring the inner workings and histories of passenger and cargo trains.

Season 1: Extreme Trains: Season 1 Trailer
01:09 — All aboard...for some of the most thrilling, high-octane train rides imaginable! Series host Matt Bown, a real-life railroad conductor from Maine, bri (more…)
Overnight Traveler Trailer
01:18 — This train running from Chicago to Seattle is the busiest passenger train in America. The route passes through America's longest tunnel, where Matt fi (more…)
Circus Train Trailer
01:03 — All aboard the longest privately owned train in the world - the circus train from Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey! PT Barnum's circus train s (more…)
Transcontinental Trailer
01:32 — Matt rides the busiest freight line of anywhere, Union Pacific's Omaha to Sacramento, on a route that crosses the world's longest rail causeway. It go (more…)
Ice Cold Express Trailer
01:55 — Union Pacific's refrigeration train is simply the coolest...On its cross-country trip from Wallula, Washington, to Schenectady, New York, it employs h (more…)
Steam Train Trailer
01:06 — The Union Pacific's famous 844 steam locomotive, built in 1944, is the longest-running steam train in America. It still runs on UP's mainlines today. (more…)
High Speed Train Trailer
01:21 — The Amtrak Acela is the fastest train in America, with speeds reaching 150 mph. Running from Washington, DC to Boston, this passenger train is a high- (more…)
Freight Train Trailer
01:07 — Going from the port of Los Angeles to Dallas/Fort Worth, this high-priority freight train, one of Matt's longtime favourites, brings goods from the Fa (more…)
Coal Train Trailer
01:12 — Matt joins the coal train hauling a priceless cargo of coal through Pennsylvania from mine to power plant. Getting the train, which weighs 1,400 tons (more…)

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  • Premiered: November 11, 2008
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A series exploring the inner workings and histories of passenger and cargo trains. (more)

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