1 9 5 7 (UK)
8 x 30 minute episodes
This 1957 version of The Railway Children featured Anneke Willys as Bobbie, Cavan Kendall as Peter and Sandra Michaels as Phyl.
Jean Anderson reprised her role of Mother from the earlier 1951 BBC version, with Hilda Barry also returning as Mrs Viney. The script also stuck closely to Dorothea Brooking’s original 1951 script.
Baynards railway station, on the Cranleigh line in Surrey (now disused) was used for location filming.
Mr Gill the Station Master
The Beginning of Things | Peter’s Coal Mine | The Old Gentleman | Prisoners and Captives | Saviours of the Train | The Pride of Perks | Hound in the Red Jersey | The End of Things