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Making Tracks

Trains & Travel SeriesMaking Tracks
Producer: Skyvision
Rights: 6 Releases, 11/1/15 to 10/31/17
3 x 60
High Definition

Acquisition

Your audience always likes train shows and Australia is always a fascination for our viewers, so here they are in combination!

During three extraordinary train journeys Making Tracks explores Australia’s vast beauty and wilderness. Viewers will discover why extreme heat, cold and isolation have made building and maintaining the railway an almost impossible task.

Australia is the world’s biggest island and it takes days for these majestic trains to cross it. Along the way we meet the often eccentric people of Australia, the people who work on the trains and the passengers who travel East to West, South to North including passing through the dense rainforest of Queensland.

The three train routes are The Indian Pacific, The Ghan and The Sunlander. All together, they crisscross more than 7,000 kilometers of Australia and encompass 5 different time zones.

This lively-paced, beautifully-photographed series is guaranteed to be a crowd-pleaser and a favorite of your audience.

Episode Descriptions:

- 101 The Indian Pacific: from Coast to Coast: The Transcontinental Indian-Pacific takes 4 days and 3 nights to cross the entire width of this island continent.  From the iconic city of Sydney, moulded around the rugged coastlines of the Pacific, across the immense barren plains of the Nullarbor to the Indian Ocean and Perth – Australia’s most remote capital city.

-102 The Sunlander: Trains of Tropical Queensland: The trains that run the one thousand, six hundred and eighty kilometre tropical gauntlet between Brisbane and Cairns run on tracks that took over 35 years to build, cutting through rainforest and mountains, over flooding rivers and crocodile infested swamps and into the mosquito laden humidity of the tropical north.

- 103 The Ghan: Through the Heart of Australia: Take your first class window seat on the legendary Ghan and travel nearly 3,000 kilometres from the bottom end of Australia to the very top – across enormous deserts, over sun-baked river beds, past ancient gorges and through the stunning red heart of this amazing continent.

It’s a dazzling, epic journey on one of the most famous trains in the world: Adelaide to Darwin, via Alice Springs, travelling through more than 20 degrees of latitude and taking three days and two nights.

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