"Outbreak" meets "The Runaway Train" as a motley group of passengers are quarantined on a train destined to prevent the spread of the disease at the cost of their lives. Government intrigue, international smuggling, and the legend of the Cassandra Crossing add to the suspense. Written by
At noon on October 25th, the Transcontinental Express left Geneva Station with almost one thousand people aboard. Their destination: Basel, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, and Stockholm. No one arrived.
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Did You Know?
Star Charlton Heston
turned down the lead as he didn't relish twelve weeks filming in Italy and Switzerland and was also of the belief that movies about disease never do well at the box office. See more
When they are attempting to lower things onto the moving train with a helicopter, it conveniently changes from overhead-powered electric to diesel. Immediately afterwards, it changes back. See more
Oh, what is it all about?
Dr. Jonathan Chamberlain
I'd say a slight case of, uh...food poisoning.
I think either you're a lousy doctor or a lousy liar.
It's All a Game
Music by Jerry Goldsmith
Lyrics by Hal Shaper See more