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Offline bph  
#1 Posted : 09 September 2020 16:47:23(UTC)
bph

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Joined: 04/08/2018(UTC)
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Part of the new Mission Impossible 7 is being recorded in Norway and some scenes include the Orient express.

Some Orient express wagons were pulled to the location (Åndalsnes), using an old Nohab Di3 (NSB)
https://www.h-a.no/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/toget-1024x549.jpg
photo: h-a.no

https://www.andalsnes-avis.no/incoming/article22625025.ece/voqv6k/BINARY/w980/IMG_20200907_122310.jpg

The wagons are not real Orient express wagons, but repainted Norwegian B3 series wagons. (although B3 wagons were used in the Swedish orient express.)

an English article: https://norwaytoday.info...-festival-on-the-ground/

for the production, thy have shipped a BR Standard Class 7 locomotive over from England.
use Google to translate this article: https://www.andalsnes-avis.no/nyheter/2020/09/08/Orientloket-er-p%C3%A5-norske-skinner-22628769.ece

https://www.cdn.tv2.no/images/11634627.jpg?imageId=11634627&width=2120&height=1194&compression=80


https://heinali.no/____impro/1/Hytta/Nyheter/Tom%20Cruise_A%CC%8Andalsnes_Orient%20Express.jpeg?etag=%2228cfd-5f510bca%22&sourceContentType=image%2Fjpeg&quality=85

The film crew inspect a filming location "Kylling bru" (aka Chicken bridge)
https://heinali.no/____impro/1/Hytta/Nyheter/Tom%20Cruise_Kylling%20bru.jpg?etag=%221bc39-5f510bca%22&sourceContentType=image%2Fjpeg&quality=85
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Offline Vanvlak  
#2 Posted : 09 September 2020 17:09:49(UTC)
Vanvlak

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Joined: 01/06/2019(UTC)
Posts: 58
Location: Naxxar
Thanks for posting these. The Nohab pulling the Wagons Lits makes an interesting combination, which is now prototypical!
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Offline bph  
#3 Posted : 02 October 2020 16:33:47(UTC)
bph

Norway   
Joined: 04/08/2018(UTC)
Posts: 364
A bit more info,
The yellow Nohab Di3.628 is also being used together with the di3.642. ref Märklin 37662
https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/120203424_3713852648625555_1725527463522063691_o.jpg?_nc_cat=111&_nc_sid=8024bb&_nc_ohc=jhzUwFZm2m4AX_mSV3k&_nc_ht=scontent-arn2-1.xx&oh=1bd11e9362a90f1fb0302fe9de6f0120&oe=5F9B35DF
Photo: Bane NOR

here is a short video of the two Nohab's pulling the trainset together.
https://www.facebook.com/BaneNORSF/videos/755542678572601/


As for the British class 7 locomotive, it appears to be a Dummy made especially for the movie production. The pseudo Britannia is unpowered but with moving parts,, and rumours claims that it has a diesel generator in the tender to power the smoke generators. The locomotive is camouflaged as a French locomotive with the name Le General Rive-Reine and numbering 462.09 MO (Not French). The name Le General Rive-Reine could be a reference to the old train classic "The Train" from 1964, and the train crash at the fictional village Rive-Reine. There is an artile about the locomotive in the last Steam Railway magasine

https://www.rbnett.no/incoming/article22632168.ece/caiaa4/ALTERNATES/w980-default/IMG_7763.jpg
photo: rbnett.no

https://www.vigga.no/incoming/article22737424.ece/x7xuru/BINARY/w980/01NYH%20Orientekspressen%20stugufl%C3%A5tbrua.jpg
Photo: Vigga.no
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