Rail Film Locations.BIZ

"A nine-mile film set in Derbyshire"

Past Productions

The Game

Selected by the BBC to provide the location for a drama set during the Cold War, our period coaches were the perfect backdrop.

Cast of 'The Game' at Duffield

Five Days

A five part drama which aired on five consecutive days and featured one of our railcars. Our team dedicated the whole line to the filming for a week.

'Five Days' filming at Barnsley Lane

Oranges and Sunshine

A 2010 feature film based on a true story of moving poor children to Australia and Canada.

'Oranges and Sunshine'


Selected by the BBC to provide the location for the fictional railway stations of Lightbourne and Sudbrook for the prestigious series, Wirksworth station was dressed to represent a modern station painted in a contemporary colour scheme and equipped with 'real-time' monitors.



ITV1 used our modern 'Gatwick Express' InterCity set to represent a modern express service from London to Liverpool. Filming required a combination of internal scenes within a carriage and external shooting involving a large quantity of extras, vehicles and a helicopter.

The cast of 'Mobile' at Wirksworth

Seconds from Disaster

Produced by Darlow Smithson Productions, this series for the National Geographic Channel used our 'Gatwick Express' set to represent a German ICE inter-city set involved in the Eschede train disaster of June 1998. A variety of internal and external scenes were filmed using extras provided by the railway.