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The Railway Children – Live at Londons Kings Cross Theatre

A brill show

Loco Yard

Good evening,

Tonight we are looking something slightly different in the form of a review of a theatre stage show. As you can guess by the title it is railway related and even features a real life steam engine. The steam locomotive in question is a rather stunning ex-LWSR Adams T3 on loan from the National Railway Museum in York.

Its been just over 5 years since the Railway Children first steamed into London, originally based at the old Eurostar terminal at London Waterloo it is now berthed at a custom-built theatre next to the legendary Kings Cross station. When you first arrive at the theatre you are greeted by a ticket office which has been designed to look like a Victorian countryside booking office. This sets the tone for a show that has gone the extra mile in creating an atmosphere that would even put some heritage lines to…

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