Australia / ABC / 7×30 minute episodes / 1982 (First Episode Broadcast: 4 March)
Writer: Roger Dunn / Music: Kevin Hocking / Producer: David Zweck / Director: Mark Callan
Children’s action adventure series. When the Winnawadgery railway (and especially its aging steam engine Wombat) is threatened with closure a quartet of kids decide to try and stop it.
The series was filmed at the famous cockatoo in Victoria and also on the line called Puffing Billy in the Dandenong Ranges.
Winner of the Penguin Award for best children’s drama in 1982-83.