With the help of a relative, a hopeless railway employee is made stationmaster of Buggleskelly. Determined to make his mark, he devises a number of schemes to put Buggleskelly on the railway map, but instead falls foul of a gang of gun runners.
The engine "Gladstone" (1854) was built in 1899 for the Kent & East Sussex Railway and called "Northiam" . You can see her real number "2" on the buffer beams.
Ther's a place in Ireland called Buggleskelly.
William Porter: That's nothing, there's a place in Wales called Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch.
When they are trying to move a carriage which is blocking the main line Harbottle descends from the train with the shadow of the camera crew clearly visible on him.