Date Pegs » National Train Day

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Conversations with Julie, the voice on the Amtrak telephone line

Bought by KZYX, KZYX, WORLDcompass.org, KFAI Minneapolis, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Feb 24, 2005
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Tramway in Samsun, Turkey, Credit: Jack May
Since October 1962, a handful of dedicated rail enthusiasts have been sending each other letters, photos, and reports about their common passion. ...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WNIJ, and KUT


  • Added: Jan 24, 2012
  • Length: 16:22
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Jan 30, 2006
  • Length: 29:03
  • Purchases: 5
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Orphan Train riders re-live their journeys in search of a home in the West.

Bought by WMUU-LP, KFAI Minneapolis, KFAI Minneapolis, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WEZU and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2004
  • Length: 52:59
  • Purchases: 32
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First stop: Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn. Last stop: 241st St., the Bronx. Stand clear of the closing doors, please.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 22, 2011
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Melodies heard on Tokyo train platforms.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, PRX Remix, KUT-HD, KTNA, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Sep 20, 2004
  • Length: 03:12
  • Purchases: 6
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From Los Angeles to Chicago, folk journalist Hank Rosenfeld finds Amtrak's Train #4, the Southwest Chief, full of adventure...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 11, 2014
  • Length: 08:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Sometimes it's an object's imperfections that makes you fall in love with it. And sometimes that object is an escalator.

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, WOUB, Spokane Public Radio, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, Rhythm & News Service and more


  • Added: Feb 15, 2012
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 21