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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.
 
Travelling on the iconic Amtrak trains of the US.
 
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.
 
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
 
In-depth interviews and analysis of the engineering, politics and history of rail and transport systems across the UK and the world. Presented by Nicole Badstuber and John Bull from London Reconnections, each episode focuses on a single transport topic and features experts drawn from across the industry, academic and political spectrum.
 
Video podcast about all things train. Get your train fix fast as we cover everything from Real Rails to T-scale, from Modeller to Engineer. Train News, Railroad Tours, Product Reviews and Railway Events are delivered in 3 to 5 minute 'short-haul' videos.
 
Psychological Emancipation Railway
 
Podcast by Canadian National Railway Company
 
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The Penumbra Podcast
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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 ...
 
Video podcast about all things train. Get your train fix fast as we cover everything from Real Rails to T-scale, from Modeller to Engineer. Train News, Railroad Tours, Product Reviews and Railway Events are delivered in 3 to 5 minute 'short-haul' videos.
 
Video podcast about all things train. Get your train fix fast as we cover everything from Real Rails to T-scale, from Modeller to Engineer. Train News, Railroad Tours, Product Reviews and Railway Events are delivered in 3 to 5 minute 'short-haul' videos.
 
“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 ...
 
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
 
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 ...
 
Bex and Dan from Fun Kids learn all about the future of Britain's railways, from signals to trains and tracks!
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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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SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES - Dazzle (Hayaena) 1984DANSE SOCIETY - Somewhere (Heaven Is Waiting) 1984PLAY DEAD - Sacrosanct (Company of Justice) 1985THE DAMNED - Eloise (12" single) 1986THE CURE - Other Voices (Singles) 1980BAUHAUS - Kick In The Eye (Mask) 1981GANG OF FOUR - A Hole in the Wallet (Solid Gold) 1981ARMS OF SOMEONE NEW - Hollywood (Pro ...…
 
It's been dubbed 'Black Tuesday', but for the next three months, two out of every five days will see strike action by French unions, protesting against a range of labour reforms. The railways have been heavily disrupted, with energy and waste collection sectors affected too. We sample the key voices in the debate - commuters, unions and the gov ...…
 
In keeping with a timetable imposed by the EU, France is preparing to open up its railways to competition. Private operators could be running the country's train lines as soon as 2021. Across the Channel, the UK privatised its railways in the 1990s and 25 years on, passengers are not too happy. French rail unions are even holding the UK up as a ...…
 
Tiz Gambacorta explains why being broke can be a blessing in disguise. Powerful and thought-provoking analysis.----ABOUT TIZ GAMBACORTA & 8020 RESEARCH:Tiz managed a $750m derivatives portfolio by age 22 as an FCA-regulated trader. After being promoted the youngest Vice President in the trading division of Barclays Bank headquarters in London U ...…
 
Ryanair made plenty of noise about trying to get in on the Air Berlin bankruptcy shopping spree but never quite pulled the trigger. Until now, picking up a chunk of Laudamotion which is the successor to Niki. Why wait to make the purchase? We’ve got some ideas. Also in this episode: How long after a storm can an airline claim weather-related ca ...…
 
Google has banned all Crypto Currency Ads. Tiz Gambacorta from 8020 Research analyses the impact and offers his views on the possible reasons for this blanket ban! This ban includes any Bitcoin, ICO ads, crypto currency exchanges, crypto currency wallets, and trading advice. This comes a month after Facebook banned all crypto currency ads. Why ...…
 
Enter discount code "TIZ" for free worldwide shipping.What is Bitcoin and Crypto mining? Tiz Gambacorta from 8020 Research interviews one of the leading UK experts on Bitcoin and Crypto Mining. He explains what mining is and answers the question “ Is Bitcoin and Crypto mining still profitable?”.http://class.8020research.com/cb----Tiz managed a ...…
 
Enter discount code "TIZ" for free worldwide shipping.What is Bitcoin and Crypto mining? Tiz Gambacorta from 8020 Research interviews one of the leading UK experts on Bitcoin and Crypto Mining. He explains what mining is and answers the question “ Is Bitcoin and Crypto mining still profitable?”.http://class.8020research.com/cb----Tiz managed a ...…
 
Enter discount code "TIZ" for free worldwide shipping.What is Bitcoin and Crypto mining? Tiz Gambacorta from 8020 Research interviews one of the leading UK experts on Bitcoin and Crypto Mining. He explains what mining is and answers the question “ Is Bitcoin and Crypto mining still profitable?”.http://class.8020research.com/cb----Tiz managed a ...…
 
Episode 11 is the first part of the Chicago to The Bay Area leg of Tim Davies’ journey. Tim is travelling across the USA on the iconic Amtrak trains. This latest leg of the US Railway Travelogue is on the California Zephyr train, and this episode sees him setting off from Chicago Union station, and ends up in Burlington, Iowa. Map showing Amtra ...…
 
Episode 11 is the first part of the Chicago to The Bay Area leg of Tim Davies’ journey. Tim is travelling across the USA on the iconic Amtrak trains. This latest leg of the US Railway Travelogue is on the California Zephyr train, and this episode sees him setting off from Chicago Union station, and ends up in Burlington, Iowa. Part two of the C ...…
 
Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss topics of the day and current events. We discuss the new National Security Adviser to the Republican Administration, John Bolton. We continue our discussion of the cog railway that ascends Pikes Peak. Cambridge Analytica’s behavior is hashed over. Andrew McCabe’s firing is reviewed. Good luck to him in the future. The ...…
 
The London Crypto Investor Show was one of the largest and first ever crypto currency investor shows in the UK. Tiz Gambacorta from http://8020Research.com reviews the top highlights of the event after meeting and networking with some of the leading personalities and academic figures in the crypto and blockchain world.http://class.8020research. ...…
 
Download the "The Top 3 'Cryptos' to Buy TODAY" ($47 Value, Your FREE) & Access Our Fast Track Training: http://8020research.com/top3Tiz managed a $750m derivatives portfolio by age 22 as an FCA-regulated trader. After being promoted the youngest Vice President in the trading division of Barclays Bank headquarters in London UK, he realized ther ...…
 
Download the "The Top 3 'Cryptos' to Buy TODAY" ($47 Value, Your FREE) & Access Our Fast Track Training: http://8020research.com/top3Tiz managed a $750m derivatives portfolio by age 22 as an FCA-regulated trader. After being promoted the youngest Vice President in the trading division of Barclays Bank headquarters in London UK, he realized ther ...…
 
Download the "The Top 3 'Cryptos' to Buy TODAY" ($47 Value, Your FREE) & Access Our Fast Track Training: http://8020research.com/top3Tiz managed a $750m derivatives portfolio by age 22 as an FCA-regulated trader. After being promoted the youngest Vice President in the trading division of Barclays Bank headquarters in London UK, he realized ther ...…
 
Hear the Trains Magazine staff give its take on the week's news. This week, Associate Editor Steve Sweeney talks about Canadian National's executive change-up, uncertainty surrounding the Pikes Peak Cog Railway, Stephen Hawking, and much more!Be sure to share your news tips with the staff at newswire@trainsmag.com!…
 
MRLG (MInehead Rail Link Group) is a campaign headed up by Alex de Mendoza and David Latimer for a rail service from Minehead and West Somerset to Taunton, Bristol and Cardiff. David is a former British Rail and GWR staff member and was a rep for the RMT (The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers). Minehead Railway Station Hist ...…
 
Bob and Kevin explore the effects of the Cog Railway closure; re-visit expanded hours on the Pikes Peak Highway; dry winter and fire restrictions
 
Episode 10 is the fifth and final part of the Portland to Chicago leg of Tim Davies’ journey. Tim is travelling across the USA on the iconic Amtrak trains. This leg is on the Empire Builder train, and this episode sees him covering ground from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Chicago, Illinois. The next leg of his journey will be on the California Zephy ...…
 
Episode 10 is the fifth and final part of the Portland to Chicago leg of Tim Davies’ journey. Tim is travelling across the USA on the iconic Amtrak trains. This leg is on the Empire Builder train, and this episode sees him covering ground from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Chicago, Illinois. The next leg of his journey will be on the California Zephy ...…
 
Stephen Hawking, one of the most influential scientists of our time, sadly died this week at the age of 76. He was famous for his work on black holes and relativity and so this week Dan chats to Josh Barker, from the National Space Centre all about how his work has influenced us! Plus Dangerous Dan is looking at very common, tiny deadly creatur ...…
 
A Pilbara-based indigenous corporation has questioned the state government's approval of a railway, which would destroy a number of culturally significant indigenous sites dating back 23,000 yearsA junior gold and copper explorer Bryah Resource has had success with a different sort of metal, manganeseKing River Copper Ltd says a bold project to ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Our Tour in America and Canada 1904Subtitle: Including a Visit to the St Louis ExpositionAuthor: Marie E. DuncumbNarrator: Rebecca RobertsFormat: UnabridgedLength: 2 hrs and 17 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 07-07-14Publisher: MR D MCCANN BUSINESS ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Jay P. Graves and the Spokane & Inland Empire Railroad CompanyAuthor: Lorri MoultonNarrator: Hattie MatildaFormat: UnabridgedLength: 39 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 08-15-17Publisher: Lavender Lass BooksGenres: History, AmericanPublisher's Summa ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Absent in the SpringSubtitle: A Mary Westmacott NovelAuthor: Agatha ChristieNarrator: Jacqui CragoFormat: UnabridgedLength: 6 hrs and 25 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-23-12Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers LimitedRatings: 4 of 5 out of 4 votes ...…
 
Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Raising SteamAuthor: Terry PratchettNarrator: Stephen BriggsFormat: UnabridgedLength: 12 hrs and 20 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 11-07-13Publisher: Random House AudiobooksRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of 410 votesGenres: Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Fantasy: ContemporaryPublisher's ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Mourning BellsAuthor: Christine TrentNarrator: Polly LeeFormat: UnabridgedLength: 9 hrs and 33 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 03-31-15Publisher: Audible StudiosRatings: 4 of 5 out of 130 votesGenres: Mysteries & Thrillers, Modern DetectivePublis ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Great Tales of MysteryAuthor: Bret Harte, Edgar Allan Poe, G. K. ChestertonFormat: UnabridgedLength: 9 hrs and 26 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-04-08Publisher: Jimcin RecordingsRatings: 2.5 of 5 out of 4 votesGenres: Fiction, Short Stories & Ant ...…
 
Jon: Welcome to episode 248 of The Digital Life, a show about our insights into the future of design and technology. I’m your host, Jon Follett, and with me is founder and co-host, Dirk Knemeyer. Dirk: Greetings, listeners. Jon: Our guest this week is Brough Turner, who is the founder of netBlazr. Brough, welcome to the show. Brough: Thank you. ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: An Era of DarknessSubtitle: The British Empire in IndiaAuthor: Shashi TharoorNarrator: Sagar AryaFormat: UnabridgedLength: 12 hrs and 25 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-26-17Publisher: Audible StudiosRatings: 3 of 5 out of 4 votesGenres: History, ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: FirestormSubtitle: Allied Airpower and the Destruction of DresdenAuthor: Marshall De BruhlNarrator: Michael PrichardFormat: UnabridgedLength: 13 hrs and 1 minLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-12-07Publisher: Tantor AudioRatings: 4 of 5 out of 64 votesGe ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Tales of Naughty PranksAuthor: Hector Hugh MunroNarrator: Cathy DobsonFormat: UnabridgedLength: 44 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 05-02-11Publisher: Red Door AudiobooksRatings: 4 of 5 out of 4 votesGenres: Classics, British LiteraturePublisher's Sum ...…
 
Episode 8 is part 3 of the Portland to Chicago leg of Tim Davies' journey across the USA on the iconic Amtrak trains - for this part of the journey, continuing on the Empire Builder train.The episode of his US Railway Travelogue podcast begins at Havre, Montana - a 20 minute service stop - where there is a steam locomotive on display. You'll re ...…
 
Episode 8 is part 3 of the Portland to Chicago leg of Tim Davies’ journey across the USA on the iconic Amtrak trains – for this part of the journey, continuing on the Empire Builder train. Map showing Amtrak’s western routes, the Empire Builder along the top. Credit: Amtrak.Logo of the Empire Builder – as seen on one of the Dining Car Menus. Cr ...…
 
Although the digital railway of the future will help make the best use of the networks we have, it’s likely that new lines will also need to be built. Bex and Dan find out more.
 
From moving trains and lighting carriages to making sure we can charge our phones, the railways need power. But the kind of power used by the railways has changed over the years. Bex and Dan find out more.
 
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