The Railway Children (UK) (1957)
This is the second adaptation by the BBC. The story concerns a family who move to a house near the railway after the father is falsely accused of selling state secrets to the Russians and imprisoned for five years. The 3 children, Roberta, Peter and Phyllis, find amusement in watching the trains on the nearby railway line and waving to the passengers.
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Series Fun Facts
- All 8 episodes are believed to be lost.
- The eldest of the railway children, Roberta, is named after Berta Ruck, a close friend of E. Nesbit.