|Season 5, Episode 1|
|Air date||21 Sep 1996|
|Written by||Philip Gerson|
|Directed by||Terrence O'Hara|
When a Child Is Born, Part 2
Having it All
Runaway Train is the first episode of Season 5 of Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman, and the ninety-fourth episode of the series.
After Sully arranges to get Cloud Dancing transferred back to the Palmer Springs Reservation from East Fork, he goes to Denver to bring Cloud Dancing home. Meanwhile, Dr. Mike is ready to return to work after the birth of Katie. She finds that several people in town prefer to be treated by Andrew and that he's reluctant to return to Boston. Back on the train, robbers overtake the train. When Sully tries to stop them, the train derails. When word reaches town, Dr. Mike organizes a group to go find the train and help the survivors. She is happy to see that Sully is among the survivors.
- Myra has been gone for 3 months - Horace is clearly depressed
- Colleen is teaching Andrew to ride a horse
- Robert E. - burned with forge - attended to by Andrew when Katie starts to cry
- Loren Bray - prostate problems - tended to by Andrew, then by Dr. Mike after the train wreck