Best railway podcasts we could find (Updated June 2018)
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A thrilling spy story, a children's adventure, a charming portrait of early twentieth century life in London and the countryside and a heart warming family tale are all combined in this classic of children's literature The Railway Children by E Nesbit. The book has remained on the list of the best-loved children's books ever since it was first published as a serial story in The London Magazine in 1905. Later, it was published in book form and won acclaim from critics and readers across the w ...
 
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Dear Railway
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Dear Railway is a podcast that will make rail travel cool again. Quirky anecdotes, useful tips, and ideas for new itineraries will make Dear Railway a new community for people with an incurable travel bug.
 
A professionally produced podcast covering topics of interest to the model railway community.
 
Edith Nesbit’s classic story, in which three children, pulled suddenly from their comfortable suburban life, move to the country with their mother, where they come to know and love the ways of the railways. (Summary by Karen Savage)
 
Sittingbourne's best kept secret has gone global! Take a trip on the Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway with the SSR Podcast.
 
Travelling on the iconic Amtrak trains of the US.
 
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869 – 1948) was the pre-eminent political and spiritual leader of India during the Indian independence movement. He was the pioneer of satyagraha—resistance to tyranny through mass civil disobedience, a philosophy firmly founded upon ahimsa or total nonviolence—which led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. Gandhi is commonly known around the world as Mahatma Gandhi and in India also as Bapu. He is officially ...
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you nine different readings of The Railway Bridge of the Silvery Tay, by William McGonagall, to celebrate April Fool's Day. Scottish poet William McGonagall is widely considered to be one of the worst poets of the English language. He wrote this poem in honor of The Tay Rail Bridge which was opened in 1878 and which subsequently collapsed a year later, causing the death of 75 train passengers, and inspiring McGonagall to write yet famously bad poem entitled The Tay ...
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of The Railway Train by Emily Dickinson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 28, 2011.Although Dickinson was a prolific private poet, fewer than a dozen of her nearly eighteen hundred poems were published during her lifetime. The work that was published during her lifetime was usually altered significantly by the publishers to fit the conventional poetic rules of the time. Dickinson's poems are unique for the era in which she wrote; they con ...
 
An early booklet, designed to encourage tourism in the northern parts of New South Wales, and the southern parts of Queensland, particularly the area now in the Gold Coast.(Introduction by Timothy Ferguson)
 
Searching for Trevithick’s London Railway of 1808 - Video
 
Searching for Trevithick’s London Railway of 1808 - Audio
 
Depending on who you ask, the Penumbra is either the grandest railway this side of Nowhere or a twice-monthly podcast series. Each episode takes the form of a 30-50 minute radio play.The Penumbra is all about stories you recognize told in ways you won’t expect. Your femme fatale might be an homme fatale; you might find that not every haunting needs a ghost. Your criminal underworld might advertise on billboards ten miles tall, and when push comes to shove your home might have a bit more hear ...
 
Psychological Emancipation Railway
 
The Severn Valley Railway is one of Britain's best known steam railways. Over much of its length, there is only a single track, with passing points at various points along the line. As with any commercial rail operation, the timetable needs to meet passenger needs and health and safety requirements. The five video tracks in this album follow the work of railway employees as they monitor and develop the service to suit passenger demand and ensure safety systems are in place. The material form ...
 
Podcast by Canadian National Railway Company
 
On December 28th 1879, the Tay Bridge collapsed as a train passed over it, killing all 75 passengers on board. At the time of this tragedy, the Tay Bridge was the longest bridge in the world, and to this day the accident remains the worst structural disaster the UK has ever seen. This album attempts to unlock the mystery of this catastrophe, through several plausible explanations and expert opinions. This material forms part of the course T173 Engineering the future.
 
“Where there is railway, there is civilization.” Railway can bring about resources, manpower and culture. It can bring about prosperity. The ten episodes of travel and culture documentary take the audience to China Railway Museum to look at all sorts of trains, from the oldest ones to the newest high speed rail. Our young presenters, Rannes Man, Tiffany Lee, Kay Ho, Leanne Ho and Anjaylia Chan shall introduce more railway lines to you, including the northernmost railway, Nenlin Railway, the ...
 
George Stephenson did not invent the steam engine, that was due to Newcomen and later to James Watt. He did not invent the steam locomotive, that was due to a number of people including Cugnot, Trevithick and others. He did not invent the Railway. Railways or tramways had been in use for two hundred years before Stephenson.The reason why Stephenson was known as ‘The father of the steam locomotive’ was that he took a primitive, unreliable and wholly uneconomic device and turning it into an ef ...
 
Anglais flegmatique, enragé joueur de whist, Phileas Fogg, dont on ignore tout, mène une vie réglée comme une horloge. Jamais un mot, ni un mouvement inutiles.Ce mercredi 2 octobre 1872, tout pourrait bien changer : contre l’avis de ses partenaires de jeu du Reform-Club, Phileas Fogg soutient qu’on peut maintenant parcourir la terre en quatre-vingts jours seulement.Un pari est lancé. S’il n’est pas de retour le samedi 21 décembre, à huit heures quarante-cinq du soir, notre homme perd tout. A ...
 
Opening with an introduction to the life of the most famous Englishman of all, William Shakespeare, Edith Nesbit captures the reader's imagination in her inimitable way. Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare is a compendium of stories that re-tells some of his most famous plays. As the author of some of the best-loved children's classics like The Railway Children and The Story of the Treasure Seekers, E Nesbit always felt that children should be introduced to Shakespeare in an easier and more e ...
 
Legend Land is a collection of some of the OLD TALES told in those Western Parts of Britain served by the GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY, now retold by LYONESSE
 
Bex and Dan from Fun Kids learn all about the future of Britain's railways, from signals to trains and tracks!
 
A collection of short stories written by the author of other literary greats such as The Railway Children, Five Children and It and The Phoenix and the Carpet. Many of her books have been made into television series or films. She wrote for both adults and children and also wrote non-fiction and poetry. (Summary by Michele Eaton)
 
In 1898, during the construction of river-crossing bridge for the Uganda Railway at the Tsavo River, as many as 135 railway workers were attacked at night, dragged into the wilderness, and devoured by two male lions. The Man-Eaters of Tsavo is the autobiographical account of Royal Engineer Lt. Col. J.H. Patterson's African adventures. Among them, his hunt for the two man-eaters. This book was the basis for the 1996 film The Ghost and the Darkness. (Summary by James Christopher)
 
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Calais 2037
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New Time presents a groundbreaking “First Person Immersive” (FPI) audio drama for our times. “Calais 2037” centres on Marsha Everlyn (Tanya Fear), top advisor to Joan Harrison (Jenny Agutter), the leader of His Majesty’s Official Opposition, currently living in exile with the rest of her party on the shores of Europe State. With more and more English political refugees arriving off the ferry every day, and with the arrival in Calais of Felix Harrison (Harry Lloyd), Joan Harrison’s demagogic ...
 
As the last published novel of a writer whose career spanned over a dozen novels, innumerable short stories, plays and nonfiction, Our Mutual Friend is indeed a great composition by Charles Dickens. Considered to be one of his most mature, insightful and refined works, Our Mutual Friend takes a long, hard look at what many Victorians loved but hated to admit they did—money. Dickens uses satire, irony, symbolism and biting wit to portray this unlovely picture of a society obsessed with materi ...
 
National Geographic Magazine Volume 3, articles published in 1891 and 1892.South America: Annual Address by the President, Gardiner G. HubbardGeography of the Land: Annual Report by Vice-President Herbert G. OgdenGeography of the Air: Annual Report by Vice-President A. W. GreelyAn Expedition to Mount St. Elias, AlaskaIntroduction. The Southern Coast of AlaskaPart I. Previous Explorations in the St. Elias RegionPart II. Narrative of the St. Elias Expedition of 1890Part III. Sketch of the Geol ...
 
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Keleti Pályaudvar
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Loaded with Hungary’s cultural treasures, every second week our train sets off from the Eastern Railway Station ('Keleti Palyaudvar') of Budapest, the capital city of Hungary. It is heading toward the city of Christchurch, providing a passage for all those interested in the culture of this remote European country.Our crew presents a bilingual, Hungarian-English show, where you get a snapshot of life in the Christchurch Hungarian Community, and listen to fascinating interviews with Hungarian ...
 
On Track is a podcast from The Youth Rail Group released every week with the latest news from the railway industry in the UK.
 
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The much-delayed multibillion-dollar Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge will accommodate up to 26 per cent less traffic in 2030 than previously estimated because of keen competition expected from another mainland bridge and China’s national railway, the government conceded on Monday.. - 耗資 1,200 億港元的港珠澳大橋已竣工但仍未通車,而香港運輸及房屋局證實,三地政府曾在 2016 年就大橋車流及客流量重新 ...…
 
United States President Donald Trump orders a new military force for space. Three people have been killed on a railway track in South London. Thomas Markles talks about missing his daughter Meghan’s wedding.
 
Prof Peter Guthrie is the Professor of Engineering for Sustainable Development, University of Cambridge, England. Shortly after finishing University as a civil enegineer he started RedR, Engineers for Disaster Relief. He has worked for over 30 years as a consulting engineer, on such projects as high speed railways systems, such as ,High Speed 1 ...…
 
Matchday 3 was historic for the World Cup as not one but two penalties were awarded with the help of the Video Assistant Referee. Natalie Sawyer breaks down all that and an incredible first ever point at the World Cup for Iceland who contained the might of Messi and Argentina. Bill Edgar and Jonathan Northcroft discuss the day’s action, as Fran ...…
 
In this weeks episode, I discuss my exciting trip to Asia. This was my first trip to Asia, and it was the most incredible. I went for two weeks with Stansberry Research and a select group of about 20-30 investors. I arrived in Bejing where I checked out much of the city solo for a few days before the Stansberry Group of Investors arrived. Toget ...…
 
TED演讲字幕在下方TED.com官网2018年6月14日晚间发布回复“Katlego”至微信公众号 COLALOFT 也可获得演讲文稿推送主题:Katlego Kolanyane-Kesupile: How I'm bringing queer pride to my rural village内容简介:In a poetic, personal talk, TED Fellow Katlego Kolanyane-Kesupile examines the connection between her modern queer lifestyle and her childhood upbringing in a rural village in Botswana. "In a ...…
 
Disability advocates are outraged out-dated ramps at Wellington train stations are posing a barrier to wheelchair users getting to work. Support worker and wheelchair user Samantha Eddie works in Porirua. Her preference is to use public transport to get there, but isn't able to because the ramps at the station are too steep. While the rail netw ...…
 
I watched Tommy Steele on The One Show...he is 81 and looks fantastic...in fact he has hardlychanged...and is still performing in big shows....he is starring in The Glenn Miller Story in the westend.....and performed a live excerpt at the end of The One Show...talk about sensational!!....the guy is alegend...and if anyone deserves a knighthood ...…
 
Get your coat as this week we are taking you out and about. We start at the newly restored Luton Museum. Andy takes a free trip on Woolwich Ferry, and visits the St Albans City Signal Box. Plus... join The Two Voices for a heritage railway visit to the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway in Derbyshire.
 
This week we have a special radiothon edition which is a 'best-of' collection featuring live appeareances from four of our wonderful 'regular irregular' guests. That's referring to their attendence, not their personalities. What great people! Learn more about their efforts over many years to raise awareness and take action on important causes. ...…
 
I catch up with Bob and Beryl Johnston at their place near Charters Towers. Bob worked on the railway in the sleeper mills. Cutting timber sleepers for the railway line. Beryl talks about her time as a railway workers wife, bringing up a young family in a tent on the railway in the 1950's. Before moving to Charters Towers to work at Mossman Hal ...…
 
Motorola is getting serious about NZ market again, Australia’s latest NBN woes, the very cool Kitty Hawk Flyer, Google’s Wi-Fi project with Railways in India, CIO Summit, Motorola’s Z2 Play plus 10x zoom camera and Jason Paris to be new Vodafone NZ CEO. Paul Spain - Linked In Podcasts NZ WorldPodcasts.com…
 
Kieno Kammies speaks to Derick du Toit Director at Ceres Rail Looking for an adventure with a twist? Why not lose yourself in the romance of rail travel? Channel the golden age of rail transport with a trip to the Robertson Wine Valley aboard ‘The Red Devil’. A locomotive of The Ceres Rail Company.
 
Seeing The Stones, Strictly Successors, Salad Cream, Sally Lindsay and soccer Shankly's new hotel in Preston.Plus, a moving podcast extra reflects a Lancashire railway tragedy.
 
From the World Cup player who wouldn’t head the ball because of his hair style to submarines on football pitches, we’ve got you covered for all you need to know about the history of soccer! All in time for kick off at Russia 2018! For after you’ve listened, here’s the whole True (T) or False (F) quiz - with answers! 1. The earliest evidence reg ...…
 
Stories include Interior Dept. spending for ANWR, an increase in Glacier Bay cruise ship permit fees, an Alaska hunting guide from Colorado who is sentenced to 30 days in jail and fined $35,000 for hunting violations, Carnival Corp. buys White Pass & Yukon Route railway and port in Skagway, and federal officials decline to prosecute Alaska Nati ...…
 
YI watched a programme called "It was alright in the 70s" where various programmes were shown from that era which would be regarded as sexist or racist these days....y'know...now we are the Nanny State........foe goodness sake GET REAL!!!...Also we had to suffer one of those whinging feminists on the morning news programme prattling on about ho ...…
 
Welcome to the 50th installment of the Caixin-Sinica Business Brief, a weekly podcast that brings you the most important business stories of the week from China’s top source for business and financial news. Produced by Kaiser Kuo of our Sinica Podcast, it features a business news roundup, plus conversations with Caixin reporters and editors. Th ...…
 
I watched a programme called "It was alright in the 70s" where various programmes were shown from that era which would be regarded as sexist or racist these days....y'know...now we are the Nanny State.........programmes like The Black and White Minstrels and Benny Hill type stuff....with so-called "celebs" looking totally shocked at what they w ...…
 
This time I talk about Russian trains, what types of long distance trains are there, what do you need to take with you and some money-saving life-hacks
 
It all got a little heavy on the Harbour Bazaar this month with our iconic live music special! With guest Station Master Al we chose tracks Modern Lovers, Who, Doors, Jerry Lee, Gil Scott Heron, Zeppelin, Mudhoney live performances plus new music from La Luz, Chrome Mountain and plenty more. Classic Album is It's Alive from The Ramones. We will ...…
 
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The third episode of the Miami History Podcast features the story of Julia Tuttle. She is considered by most the “Mother of Miami”. Although she was unable to cast a vote for the incorporation of the city on July 28. 1896, there was no bigger catalyst for the founding and development of Miami. Julia was a young woman when she first visited the ...…
 
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. This week’s news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: http://www.elevatorbooks.comOTIS WINS 171 UNITS FOR FRENCH RAILWAYOtis France has been awarded a contract by SNCF French Rail to install 171 escalators and moving walks for northern France. Seventy-five Otis escalators will support the future ...…
 
The second installment of the Miami History Podcast continues the story of Henry Flagler's journey through Florida. The hosts discuss Flagler's negotiation with Julia Tuttle and the Brickells. In addition, the podcast tells the story of Flagler's Oversea Railway that terminated in Key West in 1912.
 
Sean Finn, vice-president at CN Rail reacts to the passage of the new Transportation Act, and reports on the railway's investment in new rolling stock to serve the grain industry.
 
For the penultimate #ManxFootyPod of the campaign, we're joined by #WiganAthletic academy starlet Adam Long. The former St George's and Union Mills defender reflects on his first season with the Latics academy and adjusting to life as a full-time footballer. The talented teen also talks about bursting onto the #ManxFootball scene and answers yo ...…
 
Distinguished corporate director and accountant who made his way from the Chartered Accounting office to industry, to retail and fast-moving consumer goods, working for major New Zealand corporates as a general manager finance and planning before taking the helm as chief executive of one of the country’s two largest dairy concerns and seeing th ...…
 
Commuters using Northampton Railway Station could be forgiven for not realising the area used to be home to one of the most important Norman castles in the country. Northampton Castle was built in 1084, but was largely wiped away when the railway arrived in the 19th century. The Friends of Northampton Castle are currently working with Northampt ...…
 
This weekend will mark 150 years since railroads reached the then colonial township of Mount Victoria, in what was one of the most significant engineering and infrastructural feats seen in NSW. The move was a revolutionary one for the Blue Mountains town, whose rich mineral resources and livestock pastures were granted access to a newly unlocke ...…
 
An old chestnut appeared in my Twitter feed. As well as appearing on television. If the claim that the UK cannot nationalise it's railways due to legislation from the European Union. Nothing could be further for the truth. We look at all the relevant clauses and examine what this would mean.
 
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Charlie Jackson and the Heartland Railway released their debut effort in March of 2018. After years of self-recording solo efforts, Jackson hooked up with Brad Bowling, Denny Cottle and Ricky Terrell for a more fleshed out sound. He was kind enough to perform “Days of Wine and Roses,” the opening track from the album. We then talk about two alb ...…
 
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Boat owners and bike riders look set to benefit from the State Budget. Transport Minister Rita Saffioti told Chris the State Government's allocated more than $134 million to fund cycling infrastructure - including completing the missing section of the Fremantle Railway PSP. Point Walter, Port Geographe and Port Coogee are also among areas that ...…
 
Chad, Clef and Richie talk about their recent plays of Clinic, Railways of Nippon and Tikal. Discuss what makes a game a filler. Then draft their top filler games. 3:07 – Recent plays22:51 Clef’s Kickstarter Corner26:40 Discussion: What is a filler?36:32 Filler games draftMusic by HookSounds
 
In a move set to delight tram enthusiasts and appeal to the nostalgia in many, Melbourne’s iconic W Class trams are on sale to the general public. Set at a price of $1,000 for private buyers and businesses, 134 of the trams stored in the Newport Railway Workshop will be up for grabs. For not-for-profit groups looking to acquire the iconic piece ...…
 
Moneycontrol News Smriti, in Sanskrit, means ‘remembrance/that which is remembered’. For Ms Irani, the post of the Information & Broadcasting Minister, just like the Human Resources Development Minister earlier, remains but memory. Perhaps memories not remembered too fondly either, considering her exit from the coveted ministry comes in the wak ...…
 
Episode_013 - Stardust[2007] with our guest RILEY BOWMAN ___ "Tone? What is tone?" said director Matthew Vaughn ___ On a distant planet, exists a prison colony that houses the most wretched and fiendish podcasters known to humankind. Two such rogues, Mack and Peter, make a bold attempt to escape aboard the fantasy adventure "Stardust" express s ...…
 
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