Calling All Stations with Christian Wolmar, Episode 15 

A preview of Christian’s next book – ‘The Liberation Line’ – telling the story of the Allies’ amazing reconstruction of railways in France and beyond following the Normandy landings of 1944 [01:15] is followed by an in-depth interview with Anthony Smith, Chief Executive of Transport Focus, the principal consumer watchdog organisation for rail, bus and road users in Great Britain [09:30], after which Christian asks whether BBC Radio should still have to broadcast the Shipping Forecast in an increasingly digital age [33:07].