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The Railway Children - Dawn of the Diesel


The Railway Children is a 5-part radio series which tells the history of the railway in Athlone, as well as the stories of the railway workers and their families.

The Railway Children is presented by Ursula Ledwith, and produced & edited by Amanda Gunning, with sound by Kyle McCallan.

In episode 4, presenter Ursula hears about the end of steam, the dawn of diesel, the decommissioning of Galvin’s Bank, and the closing of the Midland Great Western Railway Station in Athlone.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 6.41MB - Duration: 28:00 m (32 kbps 48000 Hz)

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