Tag Archives: Great Central Railway

London Filming Locations: Buster (1988)

This soppy 90 minute film doesn’t half romanticise criminality and ignore the violent assault of the train driver that really happened on August the 8th, 1963 when the Great Train Robbery took place. Phil Collins stars as Buster, the loveable … Continue reading

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Trainspotting On The Great Central Railway Pt II: Loughborough

On a bitterly cold morning, it was still very misty when my parents and I arrived at Loughborough Central railway station about 15 minutes after we left Rothley Station. I guess the conditions all added to the mystique of the place … Continue reading

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Trainspotting On The Great Central Railway Pt I: Rothley

As a movie locations geek I usually look at the fairly limited info in the filming locations section on IMDb whenever I watch any film. That certainly happened when I watched ‘Buster‘ (1988) over the holiday season which brought back memories as it … Continue reading

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