Following last years viral video of Kim Wilde on a train after a Christmas night out, she has released a new music album and on one track has teamed up with fellow 80′s pop legend Nik Kershaw to record “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree”…. appropriately filmed on a train!
Kim and her team chose Epping Ongar Railway to stage the video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ge1CKMBxfEM , with one of our modern trains providing the appropriate backdrop. Epping Ongar Railway helped provide the train, with North Weald station providing green room and make up facilities, the crew getting into the Christmas spirit with festive mince pies and warmed by the stations traditional open fires between takes.
Simon Hanney, General Manager of the award winning railway, commented: “Epping Ongar Railway prides itself on having a can-do and film friendly approach and we are pleased to have hosted another shoot, producing this excellent viral-inspired video. The railway has been featured as a backdrop in several TV programs and adverts, with the funds helping our volunteer team maintain and restore more items of rolling stock for the railway. We wish Kim and Nik all the best with their hit and forthcoming tour.”
YOU can join in the party spirit on Epping Ongar Railway this Christmas during our Mince Pie Specials (28-31 Dec & New Year’s Day) – with a free locally produced mince pie, plus a special present from EOR for every passenger on board our specially decorated train. More details and train times here.