The railway junction by Walter de la Mare tells about the journey of the life of the poet contemplates at the crossroad through a tunnel that can divide the track into two which can be either dark future or hope for the future. Then he chooses one and realizes how different it is from the one he was leading on.
Walter de la mare always creates an aura of mystery. The reader can answer the many questions the poem brings forward according to his or her understanding. This poem is all about the journey of the poet and the unknown station where faith takes us.