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Transit on film: Blade Trinity

Vampires at Waterfront? Well, just for a few days in 2004.

Blade Trinity, the third movie in the vampire/Marvel Comics/action series, filmed a vampire fight scene on the West Coast Express platform at Waterfront.

Watch the clip above to see Jessica Biel battle it out with the bloodsuckers! (WARNING: There’s a very clear swear word in the clip, if that bothers you!)

You’ll notice that the West Coast Express signage isn’t hidden at all in the scene—there’s a clear shot of the Waterfront station sign, and the train itself even shows up.

Kyla, the West Coast Express staffer who supervised the filming, said the whole thing was great fun. The shoot extended over several days, and the scenes were done many times.

“Of course they do things in bits and pieces,” she said, “so it wasn’t until the movie came out that we understood that the little piles of ashes burning on the platform were actually people she had incinerated.” Movie magic, I guess!


  • By jamey, September 1, 2009 @ 3:03 pm

    Who knew that the WCE could make a bad movie into an awesome movie?!

  • By Jhenifer Pabillano, September 1, 2009 @ 3:15 pm

    No doubt. The WCE should be in every film, I think.

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