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Tornado to Paddington 10/12/16

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by Devonbelle, Dec 11, 2016.

  1. Devonbelle

    Devonbelle New Member

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    Hopefully this is right area for this item.

    My wife arrived Padd last night (Sat 10-12-16) for the 2230 Padd Bristol only to be greeted by Tornado, sizzling away in either plat 3 or 4. Mrs Devonbelle excitedly text to say cameras around the station, parts were barricaded off. Shortly before her train about 40 actors/actresses in 1940s garb arrived walking down the slope off Praed St, onto the concourse.

    Check of real time trains shows the following -

    2226 Southall Padd light engine. It ran 58 early hence Mrs Devonbelle saw same. I see it ran back this morning to Southall just after 0700 - light engine 18L. There was no vintage pass stock at Padd and no moves in realtime trains I could see.

    Anybody know anymore?
     
  2. blunder

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    I hope they knew what they were doing with their costumes because when I was waiting for the same train, I saw some actors in 70s style station staff uniforms.
     
  3. Big Al

    Big Al Nat Pres stalwart Staff Member Moderator

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    Film shoot, I gather.
     
  4. MarkinDurham

    MarkinDurham Well-Known Member

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    Backdrop to "Paddington Bear 2", according to the A1 Trust's FB page...
     
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    green five Resident of Nat Pres

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    As mentioned by Mark she has been filmed for Paddington 2: (not my video)
    https://t.co/KACDlkMAsi
     
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    hatherton hall Well-Known Member

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    Seems not to be in steam so obviously towed to Paddington.
     
  7. Bean-counter

    Bean-counter Part of the furniture

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    There seems to be steam being coming from various places, so looks in steam to me from that shot - no 'Assisting Diesel' in this case! Maybe Tornado was 'just taking its own weight' ;)

    Steven
     
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    Can't find the post anymore so assume it's been deleted.
     
  9. blunder

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    I was walking by to get my train and to take a photo there was a lot of shoveling going on, on the footplate.
     
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    mrKnowwun Part of the furniture

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    They were not real, it was a CGI hologram projection.
     
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    RalphW Nat Pres stalwart Staff Member Administrator Friend

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    Unlikely to tow with no steam at all as it's required for lubrication isn't it.
     

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