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Olympic Park Machines

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In July 2005, London won the bid to host the 2012 Summer Olympics. Now the race is on to transform a massive waste land the size of Monaco, into a venue worthy of holding this historic global event. Going behind the scenes to explore the state-of-the-art machinery that makes this mammoth task possible, motoring journalist and mechanics enthusiast, Jonny Smith, discovers what it takes to build an Olympic games. From titanic tunnel borers, to gigantic cranes and space-age bulldozers, join Jonny as he gets his hands on these world-class machines and investigates their role in one of the most ambitious feats of construction Britain has ever undertaken.