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Runaway Train

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A recording exists from 1987 of an exchange between railwayman Wesley MacDonald and his rail-traffic controller as his train hurtles out of control down a mountainside in New
Brunswick, Canada. Should he jump or take his chances on board, which are rapidly diminishing as he vacillates? This programme tells the story of what happened next. Producer Russell Finch


Wesley MacDonald
Russell Finch

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