A NEW piece of graffiti has appeared in an underpass in Didcot overnight.

The artwork, which is on the subway walls off Hitchcock Way near Aldi in Broadway, shows a giant blue Thomas the Tank Engine cartoon.

Thomas the Tank Engine is an anthropomorphised fictional tank locomotive well known for the television series Thomas and Friends.

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The artwork shows the fictional tank locomotive smiling with the lettering “MES No. 1” on the side in yellow.

Police are happy for aspiring artists to use the wall in Didcot for “creative expression” but has asked for no swear words.

It was hoped the wall would save the cost of clean-ups else where in the town.

It has since been dubbed “Graffiti Bridge.


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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Wallingford, Wantage and Didcot.

Get in touch with her by emailing: Gee.harland@newsquest.co.uk

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