"We'll be lucky if we are not ditched," Wallie panted as he braced his feet.
Ditch, or Be Ditched: to get into trouble, or to fail at what one has undertaken.
To be "ditched" when riding on trains means to be put off, or to get locked into a car.
He also had been ditched from the first train and had caught this one.
I gave her the stock and to make it worth the money she ...