Not removed, I shunted it around yesterday!
Yes, I believe it was the same film.
The number was partially hidden behind some black wax before the shooting started. I was more surprised they didn't want to cover up the large "G"...
For what the film crew wanted, on the budget they had, the Ivatt is a fair substitute. As one of the crew pointed out, nearly everyone who watches...
I think so, though I'm no expert on Class 50's, I just read a few more paragraphs on Wikipedia than the film crew managed!
No, custom made for the film by a metalworker somewhere.
Well as I'm from a railway in the South West, it seems only fair to post the basics of what we offer on the East Somerset Railway! There are...
That's what I was thinking of.
A Class 50 would dwarf the Ivatt, it's a 2-10-0 for starters! Still, based on what they were shooting last night I...
No, the smokebox door still opened. When you know what it is, it's a big obvious difference!
Well it is a British film and has, by film industry standards, a relatively small budget.
The shed yard at Cranmore was pretending to be a large...
It was for a film being shot locally, expected to be in cinemas late 2016.
Apologies for the thread drift, but for what it is worth 46447 has yet to attempt to restart a 5 coach train plus van on our 1 in 56 gradient. The...
I'm currently at the ESR and have sight of both the LMS and GWR milk tankers, so I think it probably came from somewhere else!
41313 is seen here outside the engine shed at Cranmore yesterday morning. Two spare springs for 46447 can be seen on the front of the loco.
Photo by Edd Hill.
41313 safely arrived at the East Somerset Railway today, the restoration of this former Ivatt Trust Locomotive for...
I am aware of a couple of proposals to reopen the line, but would be interested to know how far each of them has got with the owners of the former...
The S&D connection at Radstock by 70023venus2009, on Flickr. Not my photo, I must add.
See above, there definitely would be a problem with...
Some of the volunteers involved in the restoration of 46447 are seen posing for photographs at the launch event this morning.
Further discussion on 41313 can be found here http://railways.national-preservation.com/threads/41313-overhaul-at-east-somerset-for-iowsr.371341/
It will be run in on the ESR, before returning to the IoWSR.
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