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Dispute could shut down Ventura County railway used in film shoots
Dispute could shut down Ventura County railway used in film shoots

The local film industry's go-to location for shooting railway scenes could be nearing the end of the line. Fillmore & Western Railway Co. may be forced to shut down as a result of a legal dispute with the Ventura County Transportation Commission, which recently filed a lawsuit to evict the company. The Fillmore-based company, which owns 50 freight, passenger and commuter cars and 10 locomotives dating to the 1880s, calls itself Home of the Movie Trains. For nearly two decades, Fillmore & Western has been operating a tourism excursion and movie rental business along the nearly 30-mile rail line that runs from Ventura to the Los Angeles County line east of Piru. The railway operates...

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