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We Are Railfans Podcast

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We are Railfans Podcast - For railfans, by railfans. Exploring all areas of the rail hobby from all around the globe, bringing together the community of rail enthusiasts. 


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Sam talks to We Are Railfans web editor Joe Rogers about his first time on the footplate of a steam locomotive. They also discuss Joe's railfan origins and how heritage railways can provide access to footplate experiences for railfans and members of the public. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Sam talks to Martin Clitheroe who made the jump from driving passenger trains to Railway Tampers for Colas Rail. He explains what maintenance drivers do, how the trains operate and why they are so vital for the network. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Sam talks to Matt Peddlesden, Senior Producer on Train Sim World. They talk about train simulators and what virtual driving can offer that the real world can’t. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Sam talks to Danish train driver, Saskia. They talk about learning local lines and languages, the difference in procedures between nations and Saskia's current train - Denmark's LINT 41. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Sam talks to Ian McTeague, driver of the HST for 35 years. They talk about starting your journey as a driver, some of the challenges they face and what makes the HST such a joy to operate. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Sam talks to Ben Ando about the golden age of the British railways, and they discuss whether railfans still have the golden days to come. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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