Three specially commissioned stories that take railway stations as their starting point.
After many years in New York, Gregory returns to Russia to visit his mother. He has a plane to catch – but waiting for the Moscow train is full of surprises.
Writer: Olga Grushin
Reader: Alan Cox
A Good Impression
Ali brings his fiancée Sophie from Glasgow to the Highlands to see his family. Both are anxious about how this first meeting will go – and not without reason.
Writer: Morven Crumlish
Reader: Siobhan Redmond
After a visit to his cousin in the Mid-West a man sets off for Union Station – which has all the glamour and verve of the American railroad. But can he find it?
Writer: Gerard Woodward
Reader: Patrick Kennedy
Broadcast Assistant: Sarah Tombling
Sound Engineer: David Thomas & Jon Calver
Producer: Jeremy Osborne
Executive Producer: Karen Rose
Music: Love In Vain Blues by Peter Green