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Remarkable things are happening on Britain's railways—experience a day in the lives of four engineers working on them.

This atmospheric film takes you to the cutting edge of technology on some of today's most impactful rail projects. Making use of sound, time-lapse photography and drone footage, the film immerses you in the work of engineers up and down the country, from dawn to dusk.

See a project manager from Crossrail, a large-scale infrastructure programme to build 42km of new tunnels under London and the South East. Discover how telecommunications and civil engineers are contributing to the Great North Rail Project, a scheme to improve links between towns and cities in the north of England. Follow the work of an apprentice at Hitachi in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, home to the new Class 800—successor to the ageing HST, also known as the InterCity 125.

ENGINEERING THE NOW IS PRESENTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE HM GOVERNMENT’S YEAR OF ENGINEERING PROGRAMME, MADE POSSIBLE WITH THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF: