Sittingbourne's Steam Railway Podcast
Sittingbourne's best kept secret has gone global! Take a trip on the Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway with the SSR Podcast.

Here’s a short trailer for December’s Santa Specials. Please note that there is no sound to this clip so you are safe from cheesey Christmas music!

The podcast will return in October - it has been a crazy three months! I’ll explain more in the podcast. 

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This is the fifth Sittingbourne’s Steam Railway Podcast. It is intended that the podcast will be produced monthly and represents a virtual journey round trip between Sittingbourne Viaduct and Kemsley Down.

 

In this episode:

  • Outward journey: Steam locomotives Alpha, Triumph and Superb
  • The latest news from the Railway
  • A round up of what’s been going on at the Railway
  • Return journey: What’s happening in June and July – a quiet month before Steam & Beer in July and the beginning of the school summer holidays. Also details of the Rail Gala at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre in West Sussex on 8th & 9th
  • Onward Connections: The Great Whipsnade Railway

You can subscribe to the podcast through your favourite podcast provider, such as iTunes, or at www.stopem.libsyn.com or You Tube www.youtube.com/stopem

Links:

The Railway’s website – www.sklr.net

The Facebook Page – www.facebook.com/sandklr

The Facebook Group – www.facebook.com/groups/sandklr

Twitter: @SandKLR www.twitter.com/SandKLR

Paul’s Tumblr blog – www.stopem.net

Paul’s Flickr photo collection – www.flickr.com/stopem

Paul’s Instagram – stopembestie

The Railway’s Blogger blog – http://sandklr.blogspot.com

 

To donate money to the Railway visit www.justgiving.com/sklr

 

Podcast links:

Great Whipsnade Railway – https://www.zsl.org/zsl-whipsnade-zoo/visitor-information/jumbo-express?awc=2887_1496668549_96e94404fceeacc715396a33e283b86c  

Direct download: SSRP00520-20June202017.mp3
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This is the fourth Sittingbourne’s Steam Railway Podcast. It is intended that the podcast will be produced monthly and represents a virtual journey round trip between Sittingbourne Viaduct and Kemsley Down.

In this episode:

  • Steam locomotives Premier, Leader and Melior
  • The latest news from the Railway
  • A round up of what’s been going on at the Railway
  • Return journey: What’s happening in May and June – Jack the Station Cat Weekend and the Teddy Bears Picnic followed by a quiet month before Steam & Beer in July. Also details of the Chatham Show on the first weekend in June.
  • Onward Connections: Wheels of Time

Bonus extras:

  • Premier, Leader and Melior video
  • May 2017 calendar page
  • What’s on in May image
  • Teddy Bears Picnic poster

 

You can subscribe to the podcast through your favourite podcast provider, such as iTunes, or at www.stopem.libsyn.com or You Tube www.youtube.com/stopem and don’t forget you can download our free app from your app store to keep up to date with the podcast and the bonus extras.

 

Railway Links: 

Email addresses:

Podcast links:

Direct download: SSRP00420-20May202017.mp3
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This is the third Sittingbourne’s Steam Railway Podcast. It is intended that the podcast will be produced monthly and represents a virtual journey round trip between Sittingbourne Viaduct and Kemsley Down.

 In this episode:

  • Operating the Railway – preparing for the 2017 Season
  • The latest news from the Railway
  • A round up of what’s been going on at the Railway during the Work Weekends
  • Return journey: What’s happening in April and May – last Work Weekend and the start of the season over Easter, closely followed by Jack the Station Cat Weekend and the Teddy Bears Picnic
  • Onward Connections: Other railways in Kent

Bonus Material:

  • April calendar page
  • Classic photo of Melior and train passing over Milton Regis Viaduct
  • Jack the Station Cat Weekend poster

You can subscribe to the podcast through your favourite podcast provider, such as iTunes, or at www.stopem.libsyn.com or You Tube www.youtube.com/stopem but the best way to receive it is through the Podcast App, just search for Sittingbourne in your app store to find it.

 Sittingbourne's Steam Railway Links:

 Podcast links:

Music used in the podcast is royalty free from the following sources:

Audiomagic Royalty Free Production Music Library Volume 1, ISI Jingles Royalty Free and Royalty Free Music World Easy Listening.

Direct download: SSRP00320-20April202017.mp3
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This is the second Sittingbourne’s Steam Railway Podcast. It is intended that the podcast will be produced monthly and represents a virtual journey round trip between Sittingbourne Viaduct and Kemsley Down.

In this episode:

  • A brief history of the Railway
  • The latest news from the Railway
  • A round up of what’s been going on at the Railway during the Work Weekends
  • Return journey: What’s happening in March – publicity events and Work Weekends
  • Onward Connections: Railway and model railway podcasts

Bonus material:

  • March calendar page
  • 2017 timetable leaflet

You can subscribe to the podcast through your favourite podcast provider, such as iTunes, or at www.stopem.libsyn.com or You Tube www.youtube.com/stopem

To feedback on the podcast please email admin@sklr.net  

Sittingbourne's Steam Railway Links

The Railway’s website – www.sklr.net

The Facebook Page – www.facebook.com/sandklr

The Facebook Group – www.facebook.com/groups/sandklr

Twitter - @SandKLR

Paul’s Tumblr blog – www.stopem.net

Paul’s Flickr photo collection – www.flickr.com/stopem

Paul’s Instagram – stopembestie

The Railway’s Blogger blog – http://sandklr.blogspot.com

Away Sales Events - http://www.sklr.net/about-us/away-sales-events/ 

Podcast Links

Model Railcast Show – www.themodelrailcastshow.com

Model Railroad Hobbyist Podcast – www.model-railroad-hobbyist.com/podcast

Mike and Scotty Live – www.themodelrailroadpodcast.com

Model Rail Radio – www.modelrailradio.com

A Modeler’s Life – www.amodelerslife.com

The Roundhouse – www.theroundhousepodcast.com

 

Music used in the podcast is royalty free from the following sources:

Audiomagic Royalty Free Production Music Library Volume 1, ISI Jingles Royalty Free and Royalty Free Music World Easy Listening.

The Elevator Music spoof ad was provided with the permission of A Modeler's Life.

 

Direct download: SSRP00220-20March202017_1.mp3
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This is the first Sittingbourne’s Steam Railway Podcast. It is intended that the podcast will be produced monthly and represents a virtual journey round trip between Sittingbourne Viaduct and Kemsley Down.

In this episode:
• A guided tour of the Railway, including the line between Sittingbourne Viaduct and Kemsley Down stations
• The latest news from the Railway
• An interview with Josh Mepstead about the Garden Railway
• Return journey: What’s happening in February – Work Weekends
• Onward Connections: how to find out more about the Railway

There is a bonus video accompanying this podcast - the trip between Sittingbourne Viaduct and Kemsley Down from a Go-Pro camera mounted next to Superb's chimney.

The best way to see the podcast is through the Sittingbourne's Steam Railway Podcast App which is available from your App Store. You can subscribe to the podcast through your favourite podcast provider, such as iTunes, or at www.libsyn.com/stopem

Links:

The Railway’s website – www.sklr.net
The Facebook Page – www.facebook.com/sandklr
The Facebook Group – www.facebook.com/groups/sandklr
Twitter: @SandKLR
Paul’s Tumblr blog – www.stopem.net
Paul’s Flickr photo collection – www.flickr.com/stopem
Paul’s Instagram – stopembestie

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This is the preview video for the 2017 Season which starts on Good Friday. 

For more information visit the Railway's website or Facebook page

App users can also download the 2017 Season poster. 

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A short trailer for Santa Specials at Sittingbourne's Steam Railway in December. For more information click here.

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A short film highlighting Steam & Beer 2016 on 2nd & 3rd July. 

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A short film detailing the 2016 Season at Sittingbourne's Steam Railway. We have an event every month from March until September. For more information visit www.sklr.net

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