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Series 6
Director(s)

Thomas Dibden

Producer(s)

Thomas Dibden

Starring

Thomas Dibden
Rhys Davies
Andy Stovold
Gwion Rhys Davies
Julian Davis
Anthony Sims
James Ellison
Callum Hancock
Jack Marshall
Robert Kenneth Jones
Oliver Pocock

Music by

Thomas Dibden
YouTube Music Library

Preceded by

Series 5

Followed by

Series 7

Series 6 of The Dark Railway Series began airing in 2016. The series had eight episodes, followed by a tie-in Halloween and Christmas special.

Episodes Edit

  1. Ouverture - The engines are brought up to speed with developments on the railway.
  2. Trepid - The engines are examined by the line's new engineer.
  3. Fustercluck - Allan and Ryan decide to explore the railway to see what has changed.
  4. Ed, Ed and Eddie - The opening steam gala commences, but tensions are high between Ed and Eddie.
  5. Plunk 'n Bang - The engines are being repainted, with mixed reactions.
  6. Asphalt Assault - A bus reveals how he can help the railway out.
  7. Burnin' - An old face is brought in to cover for Turbo.
  8. The Purple Man - Repulse is watched by a mysterious man.
  9. The Prime Time of your Life - Repulse's strange behaviour reaches a devastating climax.
  10. Apply Overnight - Repulse faces a brighter future, but it comes at a price.

Characters Edit

Characters introduced Edit

Guest Actors Edit

  • Andy Stovold as King Edward and Stan
  • Gwion Rhys Davies as Ed's driver
  • Rhys Davies as Rupert and Howard's driver
  • Julian Davis as Colin's driver
  • Anthony Sims as Colin's fireman
  • James Ellison as Larry
  • Callum Hancock as Clyde
  • Jack Marshall as the inspector
  • Robert Kenneth Jones as the signalman
  • Oliver Pocock as the Purple Man

Trivia Edit

  • This series is set in 1969.
  • This is the first season to contain only eight episodes during the main run, but will include ten in total, if the Halloween Special and the Christmas Special are included.
  • This is the first season to not introduce any "main" characters, as most of them are either visitors or secondary characters.
  • This is the first season to feature the permanent departures of regular characters in the series.
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