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Transit on film: Fringe

Transit on film: Fringe

A scene from the Fringe episode "White Tulip" was shot aboard a West Coast Express train! Publicity still from Fox found via IGN.
Joshua Jackson investigates! A scene from the Fringe episode White Tulip was shot aboard a West Coast Express train. Publicity still from Fox found via IGN.

Turns out Fringe, one of the American sci-fi shows filmed in Vancouver, hopped aboard the West Coast Express in one of its recent episodes.

Look for “White Tulip,” which is episode 18 from Fringe’s second season. Several scenes were shot on board a West Coast Express train, where a character with time-travelling powers mysteriously wipes out everyone on board. (Ooohhh!)

I’m told by West Coast Express that the Fringe crew filmed on the train over at the Main St. VIA yard – they used our car for all the interiors and regular VIA equipment for the rest. It took them the better part of a week to film it!

Check out the episode preview, or watch the full episode at CTV.ca.

And see the TransLink in TV & Film category for more of Vancouver transit on the silver screen!