By Jordan Girardin
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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.
||CleanTravelling by train between age 25 and 30||In this new episode we look at possible discounts for travellers aged 25 to 30. It has just been announced that the British Railcard 26-30 will be rolled out at the end of the year. What about France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy? We look at all the...||28 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Grand Train Tour of Switzerland: what, where, how, why?||Today I am taking you on the Grand Train Tour of Switzerland, a great way to discover the world's greatest railway network. Find out more about it in this episode, and how I crossed Switzerland from north to south this summer.||21 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Tale of Two Season 2s (with Mighty Trains' Teddy Wilson)||Dear Railway is back for a second season! And so is MIGHTY TRAINS on Discovery Canada! I was so fortunate to chat with TEDDY WILSON, the show's host. Their first episode airs tonight (Oct 14, 7pm ET) and will run for 6 weeks. The show will be out soon..||14 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"You're not stuck in traffic. You are traffic"||In today's episode, Jordan discusses how moving to a public-transport-based society will change the face of our cities for the better. The episode briefly discusses "Fighting for Air" (BBC iPlayer) and "7 principles for building better cities" (TED talk||21 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGeneva's future transnational network||Merry Christmas everyone! Once you've enjoyed your festive time, give a listen to this week's episode. I travelled to Geneva to see all of the city's exciting railway projects!||24 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrance's high speed rail network||Episode 11 takes us to France in order to have a look at all the amazing high speed opportunities on offer. Get ready for some massive changes to space-time continuum...||17 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGoing skiing by train from the UK||Winter is coming, and skiing is all we want to do. There is a way to ditch flying and actually heading to your Alpine resorts by train. This is what today's episode will show you, in three options all involving a Eurostar trip across the Channel Tunnel.||19 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYork and its National Railway Museum||A day trip to York to visit its lovely mediaeval centre, and the National Railway Museum.||12 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Railway Man||Our look into railway-related novels and films starts this week with The Railway Man by Eric Lomax. A profound story on a man's passion for railways and traumatising experience as a POW.||5 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA railway tour of Andalusia||Andalusia is a gem. And thankfully there are plenty of railways to take you around. Here's a simple itinerary to discover three of Andalusia's main cities, plus many more.||29 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe need to talk about Switzerland||Switzerland has the best railway network in the world. By a clear mile. In this episode Jordan gives the top 8 reasons why we should get inspired by Swiss trains and apply some of their attributes to other national networks.||22 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEdinburgh to London: train or plane?||You can travel between Edinburgh and London in so many ways: train, plane, car sharing, bus. Today Jordan looks at the good old train vs plane rivalry, and how one great journey by plane actually didn't end well...||15 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMy railcard has expired||What happens when your youth railcard expires? In this episode Jordan gives you a few tips on how to keep train travel cheap without a railcard (tips for the UK, France, Germany and Switzerland).||8 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHighlands of Scotland and the Isle of Skye||Today is Dear Railway's first recommended itinerary: a tour of the Highlands (via the Isle of Skye) only by public transport. Take a pen and a map (or Google Maps) and start drawing!||1 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCommuting 101||In this second episode of Dear Railway, Jordan gives 10 tips on how to make your commute more enjoyable, and shares a few stories about his own commute between Edinburgh and St Andrews.||24 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome Aboard||In this first episode of Dear Railway, historian of travel Jordan Girardin explains the ambition of this new podcast series: to make train travel cool again.||17 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
highlands of Scotland excellent
interesting, well presented and an easy listen,
Full of useful information close your eyes and you are there thoroughly enjoyed this episode keep up the good work
My Railcard has Expired
Episode full of information for young people getting on a bit. Best so far of a very enjoyable series ..