S2 E5 Lightning Rod Part 1

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With the train under the new management of the Wade-Adler Company it’s journey is based around how to exploit the apocalypse for money. In an effort to find a weather control weapon Richard Oliver a Company team head out to a remote installation surrounded by the most extreme weather in the country.

Also featuring an interview with PhD student Paige Morgan who before the apocalypse started was studying the problem of over-population and various unrelated critical stories about the Wade-Adler Company.

In this episode Paige Morgan was played by Alicia Atkins

Theme music is as always provided by the talented Chip Michael, for more of Chip's music go to www.soundcloud.com/chipmichael.

This episode was produced and edited by Holly Ritchie

S2 E4 Advertising Part 2

With most of the crew and passengers of the train under the influence of Quicksand those not infected try to work out what to do next. Richard and Zofia find out what was really going on in the town but that does not help them at all.

Also featuring a section on Births, Deaths and Marriages and an interview with Dr Grace Young, a world-class engineer who worked on the famous Stevenson System.

In this episode Dr Grace Young was played by Cat Moy

Theme music is as always provided by the talented Chip Michael, for more of Chip's music go to www.soundcloud.com/chipmichael.

This episode was produced and edited by Holly Ritchie

"Wagner Bridal Chorus" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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"Music for Funeral Home - Part 11" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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"Music Box Theme" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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"Poppers and Prosecco" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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S2 E4 Advertising - Part 1

The train encounters Quicksand, a form of mind control they are tasked with destroying, finding the source of the Quicksand in a new town Richard and Zofia head out to explore the town only to encounter more Quicksand and those affected by it.

Also featuring correspondence from listeners and an interview with historian Natasha Klein on alternate timelines in reference to the development of North America.

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In this episode Natasha Klein was played by Lena Scott.

Theme music is as always provided by the talented Chip Michael, for more of Chip's music go to www.soundcloud.com/chipmichael.

This episode was produced and edited by Holly Ritchie

"Local Forecast - Elevator" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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"Hard Boiled" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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This podcast uses these sounds from freesound:

Lots of Morse Code by Buss1000 (https://freesound.org/people/Buss1000/sounds/204968/)

Steam Whistle.mp3 by Bidone (https://freesound.org/people/Bidone/sounds/71778/)

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IPM Minisode - The Thirteen Colonies By Zeppelin

A special minisode that was created for International Podcast Month and was originally released on the I Am Hear podcast feed.

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This special episode goes back to my first podcast, the Thirteen Colonies by Zeppelin, fr a number of reasons I was unable to release this episode after it was recorded and have had to wait for many years to finally get permission.

Theme music is as always provided by the talented Chip Michael, for more of Chip's music go to www.soundcloud.com/chipmichael.

S2 E3, Plot - Part 2

The concluding part to Plot Part 1, after investigating the ruins of the once prestigious Lockton University Zofia becomes the saviour of an extremist English Literature professor putting Richard Oliver’s life in danger.

Also featuring correspondence from listeners and an interview with Mason Veitch.

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In this episode Mason Veitch was played by Zane Sexton, creator of the Shadowy Slicker podcast which I highly recommend.

Theme music is as always provided by the talented Chip Michael, for more of Chip's music go to www.soundcloud.com/chipmichael.

This episode was produced and edited by Holly Ritchie

"Local Forecast - Elevator" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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This podcast uses these sounds from freesound:

Lots of Morse Code by Buss1000 (https://freesound.org/people/Buss1000/sounds/204968/)

Steam Whistle.mp3 by Bidone (https://freesound.org/people/Bidone/sounds/71778/)

modem_dial.wav by 0ktober (https://freesound.org/people/0ktober/sounds/188828/)

  

S2 E3, Plot - Part 1

Richard Oliver, Zofia and Annette Vasker's team of cultural treasure-seekers head to the remains of the world famous Lockton University to see what if anything can be salvaged. Also featuring a section on crowd-sourcing in the post-apocalypse and an interview with the train's sole prisoner, former warlord Arabella Turner

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In this episode Arabella Turner was played by Victoria Dubendorf, creator of the Athena podcast which I highly recommend.

Theme music is as always provided by the talented Chip Michael, for more of Chip's music go to www.soundcloud.com/chipmichael.

Audio and editing assistance in making the whole episode sound better from Victoria Dubendorf.

S2 E2 The Bunker - part 2

In this episode Richard Oliver and the team from the train learn about their future in the town where they have been captured by mysterious figures who can walk through solid objects as if they weren't there. Also featuring a segment on weapons designed in the post-apocalypse and an interview with Johanna Von Straid, the train's cartographer. 

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In this episode Johanna Von Straid was played by Justy Gee, creator of the Starless podcast which I highly recommend.

Theme music is as always provided by the talented Chip Michael, for more of Chip's music go to www.soundcloud.com/chipmichael.

Audio and editing assistance in making the whole episode sound better from Victoria Dubendorf.

S2 E2 The bunker part 1

A radio transmission send Richard Oliver and a team made up of bureaucrats and soldiers to investigate a small settlement but an unusual welcome has everyone on guard. Also featuring a section on apocalyptic life hacks and an interview with neo-cryptozoologist Dr. Yana Klemenko. 

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In this episode Dr. Yana Klemenko is played by Emily Wang.

Theme music is as always provided by the talented Chip Michael, for more of Chip's music go to www.soundcloud.com/chipmichael.

Audio and editing assistance in making the whole episode sound better from Victoria Dubendorf.

S2 Ep1 PRESERVATION PART 2

The conclusion to the previous episode on Richard Oliver's struggles with the sinister but very beautiful Honourable Society and trying to prove why he deserves to be saved and to be unsuccessful will mean death.

This episode also features Richard answering questions from listeners, with all the questions being about Richard himself, as well as an interview with train psychiatrist Dr. Bernadette Junker.

In this episode Dr. Bernadette Junker is played by Alma Spar.

Theme music is as always provided by the talented Chip Michael, for more of Chip's music go to www.soundcloud.com/chipmichael.

 Audio and editing assistance in making the whole episode sound better from Victoria Dubendorf.

 

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S2 E1 - Preservation Part 1

The train leaves London and continues on it's journey through post-apocalyptic England, heading to the small town of Longshadow, famed for it's beautiful centuries old church. Oliver and Vasker set out to explore the town but when the buildings literally dissolve around them things get more complicated, encountering a group of people who takes their views on art and culture even more seriously than Vasker.

Also featuring minutes from the latest Dystopia Steering Group Meeting and an interview with the train's resident pathologist and coroner Dr. Milen Radev.

In this episode Dr. Milen Radev was played by A. R Olivieri, creator of the fantastic dystopian fantasy audiodrama 2298, go to www.soundcloud.com/2298pod to listen to the podcast.

Theme music is as always provided by the talented Chip Michael, for more of Chip's music go to www.soundcloud.com/chipmichael.

 

 

 

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Special Episode - London Part One

The train finally heads to the capital, a place previously written off as not worth going to, but an urgent need to find the will of one of the founders of the Wade-Adler Company compels them to go.

Also featuring a profile of Sebastian Wade, co-founder of the Wade-Adler Company and information on some of the new post-apocalyptic religions.

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Episode 9 - Powers

In a rare moment of peace the train stops...only to be attacked with a group of people with superpowers and a grudge against Richard Oliver.

Also featuring correspondence from listeners on what an eschatologist  is, what's the scariest monster and what does Richard miss most from before the apocalypse. And a recruiting advert for the Librarian Alliance.

Episode 6 - Time

The train finds a city full of monuments that were thought to be destroyed in the Apocalypse, Richard Oliver ventures off the train and finds something even more amazing.

Featuring correspondence from listeners on doomsday devices, in an age of impossible things how do we know what's real what isn't, and the population of the world. And an important announcement from the Central Government Authority.

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Episode 5 - The Basement

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Has everyone on board the train fallen under the same malign influence that keeps them in happy ignorance of their terrible fate? Richard Oliver doesn't know or care and instead takes us on a tour of the train's basement.

Featuring correspondence from listeners on disaster capitalism, how to spot shapeshifters and advice on living in harmony with others on a submarine and also a section on alternate reality history.