View from the Train offers you a unique insight into the landscapes, nature and culture seen from some of Scotlands main rail routes. Each route contains a series of four minute audio chapters covering stations on the journey. The guides cover a wide range of topics and tell interesting stories about Scotlands history and culture, its landscapes and wildlife. From the Clyde shipyards, to wading birds on the estuary; or the grouse moors of the highlands to the gaelic poetry inspired by the landscape, the stories describe the links between man and Scotlands rich natural environment. The stories are narrated by well-known broadcasters Fiona MacDonald and Mark Stephen and include poetry and sound effects as well as sounds of the natural world. The app includes stunning images from noted photographers showing Scotlands diverse wildlife, landscapes and places of historical interest. interviews and snippets from experts and enthusiasts. Listeners can hear from bird experts, a distiller, a countryside ranger and a broadcaster, among others, as they share their knowledge and passion about the natural world and natural resources of Scotland.This app is available for iPhone and iPad. Please note, this app requires a wifi connection for download.
What's new in version 2.2.0
A new route has been added: Inverness to Wick.
ReleaseDecember 15, 2013
Date AddedDecember 15, 2013
Additional RequirementsCompatible with iPod Touch (3rd generation or later, iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, iPad. iTunes account required.