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Atomic Train 

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A train filled with atomic devices threatens to destroy the city of Denver. John Serger (an NTSB agent) has to prevent this from happening




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Series cast summary:
Rob Lowe ...  John Seger 2 episodes, 1999
Kristin Davis ...  Megan Seger 2 episodes, 1999
Esai Morales ...  Noris MacKenzie 2 episodes, 1999
John Finn ...  Wally Phister 2 episodes, 1999
Mena Suvari ...  Grace Seger 2 episodes, 1999
Erik King ...  Beau Randall 2 episodes, 1999
Blu Mankuma ...  Reuben Castillo 2 episodes, 1999
Don S. Davis ...  General Harlan Ford 2 episodes, 1999
Sean Smith Sean Smith ...  Chance MacKenzie 2 episodes, 1999
Eric Johnson ...  Danny 2 episodes, 1999
Jane Perry ...  Kelly Marx 2 episodes, 1999
Chris Ellis ...  Ed Brown 2 episodes, 1999
Zack Ward ...  Stan Atkins 2 episodes, 1999
Yanna McIntosh Yanna McIntosh ...  Christina Roselli 2 episodes, 1999
Edward Herrmann ...  The President 2 episodes, 1999
Karen Holness ...  Jane Randall 2 episodes, 1999
Eric Keenleyside ...  Tucker Ames 2 episodes, 1999
Anthony Harrison ...  Al Discus 2 episodes, 1999
Colin Lawrence ...  Steve Monroe 2 episodes, 1999
Stephen Dimopoulos ...  Ray 2 episodes, 1999
Norman Armour Norman Armour ...  Savella 2 episodes, 1999
Michael Tomlinson ...  Tom Levy 2 episodes, 1999
Henri Lubatti ...  Henry Bradshaw 2 episodes, 1999
Rebecca Toolan ...  The Presidential Aide 2 episodes, 1999
Laurie Murdoch ...  Chuck Greene 2 episodes, 1999
William S. Taylor ...  Jim 2 episodes, 1999
Michael Puttonen ...  Larry 2 episodes, 1999
Michelle Skalnik Michelle Skalnik ...  Miss Paxton 2 episodes, 1999
David Fredericks ...  The Bus Driver 2 episodes, 1999
Garvin Cross ...  Eldon Jones 2 episodes, 1999
Steve Wright Steve Wright ...  Heli Pilot 2 episodes, 1999
Rick Ravanello ...  Police Pilot 2 episodes, 1999
Daryl Shuttleworth ...  Desk Sergeant 2 episodes, 1999
Sean Campbell ...  Desperate Man 2 episodes, 1999
Anna Hagan ...  The Mayor of Denver 2 episodes, 1999
Lesley Ewen ...  FEMA Woman 2 episodes, 1999
Terry David Mulligan ...  CNI Anchor 2 episodes, 1999
Rebecca Erickson Rebecca Erickson ...  Steno Hostage 2 episodes, 1999
Darcy Laurie ...  The Prisoner 2 episodes, 1999
Brad Loree ...  NEST Man #1 2 episodes, 1999
Tom McBeath ...  Hank 2 episodes, 1999
Aaron Pearl ...  Fireman Driver 2 episodes, 1999
Rafe McDonald Rafe McDonald ...  Willy 2 episodes, 1999
Kevin Conway ...  The Yuppie Driver 2 episodes, 1999
Ty Olsson ...  Cameraman 2 episodes, 1999
Rob Freeman ...  Fire Lieutenant 2 episodes, 1999
Mina E. Mina Mina E. Mina ...  The Elderly Man 2 episodes, 1999
Harrison Coe Harrison Coe ...  Dick 2 episodes, 1999
Peter Flemming Peter Flemming ...  Dennis 2 episodes, 1999
Greg Michaels ...  Mountain Man 2 episodes, 1999
Eileen Pedde ...  FEMA Worker 2 episodes, 1999
Angela Donahue Angela Donahue ...  The Mother 2 episodes, 1999
Brenda McDonald Brenda McDonald ...  Older Woman 2 episodes, 1999
John B. Lowe ...  The Priest 2 episodes, 1999
Alf Humphreys ...  The Hunter 2 episodes, 1999
Christopher Kennedy Christopher Kennedy ...  The Frustrated Man 2 episodes, 1999
Dmitry Chepovetsky ...  NEST Man #3 2 episodes, 1999
Ted Friend Ted Friend ...  News Announcer 2 episodes, 1999
Neil Pollock Neil Pollock ...  FEMA Doctor #2 2 episodes, 1999
Peter LaCroix ...  Horse Trailer Driver 2 episodes, 1999
David Kaye 2 episodes, 1999
Jonathan Silver Scott ...  Injured Citizen 2 episodes, 1999


A waste disposal company has a Russian nuclear bomb to transport, and an employee decides to save money by concealing it on a freight train. The train, also loaded with hazardous and flammable chemicals, suffers a brake failure and becomes a runaway heading for Denver. A wreck would be bad enough, but much, much worse if the bomb goes off. A heroic NTSB investigator boards the train; he and the railwaymen try various ways to stop the train, but nothing works. Meanwhile Denver residents are struggling to collect their families and then leave town, despite rioters and gridlock. Will the train have to be derailed to stop it? If it does derail, will the bomb explode, and if it does, what then? Written by Anonymous

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The Final Stop Is Deadly.


Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for disaster-related violence and thematic elements | See all certifications »



USA | Canada



Release Date:

16 May 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Atomic Train See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs


| (2 parts)

Sound Mix:




Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The boxcar carrying the bomb is out-of-date and was illegal to use by railroads after 1995. It had solid-bearing trucks rather than roller-bearing trucks. Railroad cars with the older trucks disappeared long before 1999. See more »


Tom Levy tells John Seger that the bomb is in a car marked "Flammable Chemicals". There is no US Dept. of Transportation placard that reads "Flammable Chemicals". See more »


Featured in Death Train (2003) See more »

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so bad it was kind of good
4 April 2006 | by RichN36See all my reviews

Actually this movie isn't so bad for a Made for TV Action Movie. Of course everything was over the top and the acting was sub par. It was the type of movie that if it can go wrong it will. You keep asking yourself can anything go right for these People????? and then nothing goes right for them. It is just one of those movies you have to watch and let the mind wander and enjoy this movie is best watched if you have a big storm outside and you can't go anywhere so might as well sit back and have fun.

Of course there are plot holes you can drive a Steam Train Through. But what Made for TV movie doesn't. Some Charters are droped before the first half of the movie is over and you never see them again and you go through the rest of the movie wondering if they will ever show up again.

My biggest gripe of the movie is some of the actions of the Charters get them into the Problems they have. If only they follow the Rules or directions this movie wouldn't have had the same Ending it did. Just following the Rules would of caused the Train to have a happy ending.

But don't worry it is a Great time killer full of hammy acting and Cheap FX.

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