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4/28/08
 

 

The Italian Job

A Paramount Pictures film Directed by F. Gary Gray the story is set in Italy and contemporary Southern California and stars Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Edward Norton and Donald Sutherland.. Released May 2003

Stan Garner of The Train Source, Inc. was the Train Coordinator.
The train is featured as part of the climactic ending. It was shot at the Union Pacific RR Taylor Diesel Shops in Los Angeles and at Amtrak , Los Angeles near Union Station

Consist - Principle Train
Locomotive -
Amtrak F-59
Coach - Amtrak Superliner Coach
Lounge car - Amtrak Pacific Parlor Car
Coach - Amtrak Superliner Coach.
Baggage Car 1 - Amtrak MHC Car
Hero Box Car - RAMX 2014 All Door Box Car

The Hero Box Car was staged at the UPRR Taylor Diesel Shops for the scene where the Mini Coopers are loaded in to the Box Car. The Hero Box Car was specially acquired for the film because it has doors that open to 22 ft wide and allowed the cars to be driven in from a ramp/platform that was erected inside the shop building.

The final train secene was shot on Amtrak's Roundhouse Lead along the Los Angeles River near Union Station.

More Film Information

Photos by: STAN GARNER

Hero Box Car Prep


Move car to UPRR Taylor Diesel Shops