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Shining Time is a station located on the Indian Valley Railroad. The manager of the station is Stacy Jones. It only appeared in Thomas and the Magic Railroad.


  • Despite being the same station building from the Shining Time Station television series, the exterior and interior are completely different.
  • In Thomas and the Magic Railroad, Shining Time had a large mural with a railway tunnel which was a gateway into the Magic Railroad, only via the use of gold dust.
  • The scenes at the station were filmed at Castletown Railway Station on the Isle of Man Railway, which was redecorated for filming purposes; the "Shining Time Co-Op" building was actually a goods shed. Interior scenes were filmed at Bell Theann Studio, a former studio on the Balthane Industrial Estate in Ballasalla, Isle of Man (this same studio was used for Space Island One). The Strasburg Railroad depot (a railway that was used a fair bit for the film) had a facade of the station built for scenes involving the Rainbow Sun locomotive.


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