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Trains and Lovers

Alexander McCall Smith

As they journey by rail from Edinburgh to London, four strangers pass the time by sharing tales of trains that have changed their lives. A keen-eyed Scotsman recounts how he turned a friendship with a coworker into a romance by spotting an anachronistic train in an eighteenth-century painting. An Australian woman shares how her parents fell in love and spent their life together running a railroad siding in the remote Outback. A middle-aged American patron of the arts sees two young men saying goodbye in a train station and recalls his own youthful crush on another man. And a young Englishman describes how exiting his train at the wrong station allowed him to meet an intriguing woman whom he impulsively invited to dinner-and into his life.

As they journey by rail from Edinburgh to London, four strangers pass the time by sharing tales of trains that have changed their lives. A keen-eyed Scotsman recounts how he turned a friendship with a coworker into a romance by spotting an anachronistic train in an eighteenth-century painting. An Australian woman shares how her parents fell in love and spent their life together running a railroad siding in the remote Outback. A middle-aged American patron of the arts sees two young men saying goodbye in a train station and recalls his own youthful crush on another man. And a young Englishman describes how exiting his train at the wrong station allowed him to meet an intriguing woman whom he impulsively invited to dinner-and into his life.
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Description:

As they journey by rail from Edinburgh to London, four strangers pass the time by sharing tales of trains that have changed their lives. A keen-eyed Scotsman recounts how he turned a friendship with a coworker into a romance by spotting an anachronistic train in an eighteenth-century painting. An Australian woman shares how her parents fell in love and spent their life together running a railroad siding in the remote Outback. A middle-aged American patron of the arts sees two young men saying goodbye in a train station and recalls his own youthful crush on another man. And a young Englishman describes how exiting his train at the wrong station allowed him to meet an intriguing woman whom he impulsively invited to dinner-and into his life.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Robert Ian Mackenzie

Length:

5h 22m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:36


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

07:15


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:07


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

13:01


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

10:03


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

00:50


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

12:18


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:39


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

01:15


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

18:58


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

12:12


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:54


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:55


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

12:59


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:07


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:57


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:42


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:02


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

25:26


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

10:35


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

14:04


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:25


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:38


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

13:24


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

08:37


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

13:57


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:27


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

12:11


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

01:23


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

07:02


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

10:02


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

02:59


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

12:47


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

16:40


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:13


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:13


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:05


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

01:31


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

01:47