Railway Children, The

The film opens in a happy, comfortable upper middle-class home in Victorian London. One night the three children see their father usher two strangers into his study. After an argument he leaves with them and does not return

. They and their mother fall on hard times and eventually move to a cottage in the country. Yet they keep their spirits up and find ways to help others. Fascinated by the nearby railroad, they wave to the passengers faithfully every day, and their vigilance and courage prevent an accident. Their kindness makes friends of some important people who can help solve the mystery of their missing father.

Railway Children, The

Title: Railway Children, The

Release Date: 1970

Genres: Drama, Family

    Directors: Jeffries, Lionel


  • Sheridan, Dinah as Mrs. Waterbury
  • Cribbins, Bernard as Albert Perks
  • Mervyn, William as Old Gentleman
  • Cuthbertson, Iain as Charles Waterbury
  • Agutter, Jenny as Bobbie Waterbury
  • Thomsett, Sally as Phyllis Waterbury
  • Warren, Gary F. as Peter Waterbury
  • Bromilow, Peter as Doctor
  • Whiting, Gordon as Russian
  • Lancaster, Ann as Ruth
  • Mackey, Beatrix as Aunt Emma
  • Davies, Deddie as Mrs. Perks
  • Witty, Christopher as Jim
  • Lodge, David as Bandmaster
  • Cowling, Brenda as Mrs. Viney

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