The Railway Children

September 21, 1988

The Railway Children made their US radio debut on SNAP in September 1988.

The Manchester, UK, quartet played a full set of gorgeous and chiming guitar pop, drawn on their two albums for Virgin (“Recurrence”) and Factory Records (“Reunion Wilderness”).

The Railway Children
Photo by Icbox, CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.


Gary Newby (Guitar, Vocals)
Brian Bateman (Guitar)
Stephen Hull (Bass)
Guy Keegan (Drums)


Engineer: Geoff Sykes
Host: Deirdre O’Donoghue