Postman Pat and the Troublesome Train
Air Date 28th September 2004
Previous Postman Pat and the Big Butterflies
Next Postman Pat and the Flying Saucers
Postman Pat and the Troublesome Train is the fourteenth episode of Season 3. It was first broadcast on September 28th, 2004 and was written by Diane Redmond.


Pat has the day off so he offers to help Ted and Ajay drive the Greendale Rocket. Meanwhile Julian discovers that staying at school is much more fun.



  • The Greendale Rocket
  • PAT 1


  • Pat's House
  • Greendale Station
  • Greendale Primary School


  • Ken Barrie as Pat, Ted, Alf, the Reverend and Mr. Pringle
  • Melissa Sinden as Jess
  • Carole Boyd as Sara Clifton, Dorothy, Mrs. Pottage, Sarah Gilbertson and Charlie
  • Janet James as Julian and Lucy
  • Kulvinder Ghir as Bill, Tom and Ajay
  • Archie Panjabi as Katy and Meera


  • The water from the hose pipe is actually cling film.
  • Stock footage from Postman Pat and the Jumble Sale is used.
  • Dorothy makes a reference to The Sooty Show's "Bye Bye Everybody Bye Bye" gag.