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Hell on Wheels

Hell on Wheels is an American Western television series about the construction of the First Transcontinental Railroad across the United States. The series follows the Union Pacific Railroad and its surveyors, laborers, prostitutes, mercenaries, and others who lived, worked and died in the mobile encampment called "Hell on Wheels" that followed the railhead west across the Great Plains. In particular, the story focuses on Cullen Bohannon, a former Confederate soldier who, while working as foreman and chief engineer on the railroad, initially attempts to track down the Union soldiers who murdered his wife and young son during the American Civil War.

Show Info

Network: United States AMC (2011 - 2016)
Schedule: Saturdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: DramaActionWestern
Episodes ordered: 14 episodes
Created by: Tony GaytonJoe Gayton

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Previous Episode


Episode 5x14; Jul 23, 2016

The golden spike, government hearings and unpredictable actions mean new beginnings and endings for the survivors.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
5x14: DoneJul 23, 2016
5x13: Railroad MenJul 16, 2016
5x12: Any Sum Within ReasonJul 9, 2016
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Recent discussions

Wynn posted 7 years ago

Great show and final episode of the season.

Extra Details

Also known as:
  • Hell on Wheels - Pokoli vadnyugat (Hungary Hungary)
  • Ад на колесах (Russian Federation Russian Federation)
  • Пакао на точковима (Serbia Serbia)
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