The Railway Children (1968) | 2: The Coalminers

Based on The Railway Children by Edith Nesbit

The children discover that a nearby field backs onto the railway line. They wave at a passing steam train with their handkerchiefs. A distinguished-looking gentleman waves back. Following the line, the children arrive at Oakworth station where they meet porter Albert Perks.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Adaptation
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Duration: 24'26''
  • Broadcast date: 1968

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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