The Titfield Thunderbolt. Image shows from L to R: Joan (Gabrielle Brune), Valentine (Stanley Holloway). Copyright: Ealing Studios.

The Titfield Thunderbolt

1953 British comedy film about the closure of a small railway line. Stars Stanley Holloway, George Relph, Naunton Wayne, John Gregson, Godfrey Tearle and others.

On TV on Wednesday at 3:25pm on BBC2

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