Summary:Documentary showing how engineers have endeavoured to marry the technical systems of East and West Berlin following the fall of the Berlin Wall,systems which proved to be as incompatible as the two political systems. They were faced with major incompatibilities in every single system - from telephones to roads. The scale of the problems facing the city and the technology needed to bridge the gap are explained. The programme also looks at why the technology in the two halves of Berlin diverged so much,and shows how the city's population is coping with the transition.
Description:LOOKS AT THE MAMMOTH TASK OF REINTEGRATING BERLIN'S PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE. DEALS WITH PUBLIC UTILITIES,TRANSPORT,COMMUNICATIONS,ETC.