Railroad Alaska Season 2

Episode 1
Episode 2
Episode 3
Episode 4
Episode 5
Episode 6
Episode 7
Episode 8
Episode 9
Episode 10
Episode 9 - Ice Attack

In Alaska, rising temperatures and break up are bringing new and dangerous challenges, with melting ice and snow wreaking havoc for off gridders. Nancy and Jim James face hungry bears emerging from hibernation as they trek to an abandoned cabin. For remote settlers, Larry and Kathy Lake it’s a race against time as they brave the melting trails in search of an off road vehicle, their only lifeline for life or death emergencies.  

On the rivers, massive ice sheets are on the move and heading straight for the rail tracks. The entire railroad is on high alert, Freight crew George, Bill and Wanda must race equipment and bulldozers north to protect the tracks from the onslaught, but they risk being hit by huge ice blocks along the way. It’s one final battle with mother nature before winter finally gives way to spring.



Episode 1 - Bear Attack Off gridder Ron Hudson and his daughter Ashley face a bear attack

Episode 2 - Mountain Danger In a remote homestead near Curry, Offgridder Dan Mawhinney is in a race to airlift his stranded snow machine out of the frozen tundra

Episode 3 -Collision Course Overnight a snow storm has dumped 20 inches of snow on Alaska Railroad’s Anchorage headquarters, threatening to shut down the entire railroad operation

Episode 4 - into the Avalanche Zone After heavy snowfall in the Chugach Mountains, Railroad section-chief, Bruce Gough is forced to bring out the big guns

Episode 5 - The Big Freeze The ice storm has also wreaked havoc on the railroad, leaving track crews struggling to keep the trains rolling

Episode 6 - Ice Hell On the railroad, an arctic storm has pummelled the tracks up and down the line

Episode 7 -A Bridge Too Far On the railroad an emergency crew battle to clear blocked bridges, to make way for a shipment of military equipment worth two million dollars

Episode 8 - Earth Quake In central Alaska, a magnitude-4.2 earthquake is causing mayhem on the railroad

Episode 9 - Ice Attack The entire railroad is on high alert, Freight crew George, Bill and Wanda must race equipment and bulldozers north to protect the tracks from the onslaught

Episode 10 - The Train From Hell It’s spring in Alaska, and the warm weather brings a new set of challenges for the off grid homesteaders, as they carry out essential repairs and tend their land