The Railway Children

The Railway Children is a children's book by Edith Nesbit, made into a 7 part series by the BBC in 1968. It starred Jenny Agutter as Roberta and Gillian Bailey as Phyllis.

The story concerns a family who move to "Three Chimneys", a house near the railway, after the father, who works at the Foreign office, is imprisoned after being falsely accused of spying. The children befriend an Old Gentleman who regularly takes the 9:15 train near their home; he is eventually able to help prove their father's innocence, and the family is reunited.

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The Meeting

Episode 1x07; Jun 23, 1968

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x07: The MeetingJun 23, 1968
1x06: The RescueJun 16, 1968
1x05: The SecretJun 9, 1968
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