US Railway Travelogue

US Railway Travelogue is presented by Tim Davies from Wrecclesham.  The series documents Tim’s decision to embark on a two-week holiday on the US railway system, taking advantage of such iconic Amtrak trains as ‘The Coast Starlight‘, ‘The Empire Builder‘ and ‘The California Zephyr‘.

Every episode is carried below, complete with it’s own Mixcloud player from where it can be streamed.  By clicking through to the individual episode page, you can also see the photos which Tim faithfully took or collected, to document the ground covered in each episode.

INTRODUCTORY EPISODE:

The reasons behind the journey.  For more, including credits, click here.

EPISODE 01:

Featuring the London to San Francisco leg of the trip.  For more, including credits, click here.

EPISODE 02:

The sights and sounds of San Francisco before Tim embarks of the first leg of his journey by Amtrak trains, on The Coast Starlight from Emeryville Station.  For more, including credits, click here.

EPISODE 03:

Episode 3 finds Tim Davies taking the first part of the San Francisco to Portland leg of his trip on the first of the iconic Amtrak trains he is taking – ‘The Coast Starlight‘.  For more, including credits, click here.

EPISODE 04:

Episode 4 finds Tim Davies continuing onto the second part of the San Francisco to Portland leg of his trip on the first of the iconic Amtrak trains he is taking, recording the sights and sounds of ‘The Coast Starlight‘.  For more, including credits, click here.

EPISODE 05:

Episode 5 of US Railway Travelogue finds Tim Davies in and around Portland, Oregon, after the Coast Starlight leg of his iconic Amtraktrains tour across the USA, and ahead of the Empire Builder leg.  For more, including credits, click here.

EPISODE 06:

Episode 6 is part 1 of the Portland to Chicago leg of Tim Davies’ journey across the USA on the iconic Amtrak trains – for this part of the journey using the Empire Builder train.  For more, including credits, click here.

EPISODE 07:

Episode 7 is part 2 of the Portland to Chicago leg of Tim Davies’ journey across the USA on the iconic Amtrak trains – for this part of the journey, continuing on the Empire Builder train.  For more details, including credits, click here.

EPISODE 08:

Episode 8 is part 3 of the Portland to Chicago leg of Tim Davies’ journey across the USA on the iconic Amtrak trains – for this part of the journey, continuing on the Empire Builder train.  For more details, including credits, click here.

EPISODE 09:

Episode 9 is part four of the Portland to Chicago leg of Tim Davies’ journey across the USA on the iconic Amtrak trains – for the this part of the journey, continuing on the Empire Builder train, from Red Wing, Minnesota, to Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  For more details, including credits, click here.

EPISODE 10:

Episode 10 is the fifth and final part of the Portland to Chicago leg of Tim Davies’ journey.  Tim is travelling across the USA on the iconic Amtrak trains.  This leg is on the Empire Builder train, and this episode sees him covering ground from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Chicago, Illinois.  The next leg of his journey will be on the California Zephyr in future episodes.  For more details, including credits, click here.

EPISODE 11:

Episode 11 is the first part of the Chicago to The Bay Area leg of Tim Davies’ journey.  Tim is travelling across the USA on the iconic Amtraktrains.  This latest leg of the US Railway Travelogue is on the California Zephyr train, and this episode sees him setting off from Chicago Union station, and ends up in Burlington, Iowa.  For more details, including credits, click here.

EPISODE 12:

Episode 12 is the second part of the Chicago to The Bay Area leg of Tim Davies’ journey.  Tim is travelling across the USA on the iconic Amtrak trains.  This latest leg of the US Railway Travelogue is on the California Zephyr train, and this episode finds hims continuing from Mount Pleasant, Iowa to Denver Union Station, Colorado, before the train continues on to Salt Lake City, Utah in future episodes.  For more details, including credits, click here.

EPISODE 13:

Episode 13 is the third part of the Chicago to The Bay Area leg of Tim Davies’ journey.  Tim is travelling across the USA on the iconic Amtraktrains.  This latest leg of the US Railway Travelogue is on the California Zephyr train, and this episode finds hims continuing on, as the train escapes the city of Denver, emerging through the countryside of nurseries, maize fields and assorted agriculture as far as the eye can see.  For more details, including credits, click here.

EPISODE 14:

Episode 14 is the fourth part of the Chicago to The Bay Area leg of Tim Davies’ journey.  Tim is travelling across the USA on the iconic Amtrak trains.  This latest leg of the US Railway Travelogue is on the California Zephyr train, and this episode finds hims kicking off as the shadows are lengthening, and the train travels through some of the most wide open expanses Tim has seen yet.  One of the first stops he comes to in this episode is Rock SpringsWyoming,  through Salt Lake CityUtah, while the last is RenoNevada, before heading off again towards California through more rugged country.  For more details, including credits, click here.

EPISODE 15:

Episode 15 is the fifth part of the Chicago to The Bay Area leg of Tim Davies’ journey.  Tim is travelling across the USA on the iconic Amtraktrains, and this latest leg of the US Railway Travelogue continues on the California Zephyr train.  We leave behind the meadowland around RenoNevada, and head up into the hills of the Sierras, and cross the state line into California.  For more details, including credits, click here.

EPISODE 16:

Episode 16 is the sixth and final part of the Chicago to The Bay Arealeg of Tim Davies’ journey – and also the final instalment of his trip overall.  Tim has been travelling across the USA on the iconic Amtrak trains, and this is the latest leg of the US Railway Travelogue which has continued on the California Zephyr train.  In this episode, we reach the final destination of The Bay Area in California.  For more details, including credits, click here.

 

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