Goodnight Mr Tom

Being a big fan of Steam Trains, I recently watched the television adaptation of Goodnight Mr Tom again. Parts of which were filmed in and around Arley Station, on the Severn Valley Railway, using the GWR Collett designed 43xx Class Locomotive No 7325, which can currently be found at The Engine House in Highley.
Starring John Thaw as the titular character. It is the poignant story of a young lad who is sent to live with a chap named Mr Tom during World War II. He has many problems at first but eventually the two of them start to bond, until one day a young couple arrive on Mr Tom’s doorstep claiming to be the young lad’s parents and ask him to return home with them, However the young lad seems curiously reluctant, so Mr Tom decides to find out why…

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