Side view of the Hogwarts Express Steam Engine at the making of Harry Potter Studio Tour, Leavesdon
Contributor:John Gaffen / Alamy Stock Photo
File size:48.4 MB (2.1 MB Compressed download)
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Dimensions:4679 x 3614 px | 39.6 x 30.6 cm | 15.6 x 12 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:6 January 2019
Location:Warner Brothers Studio, Leavesdon
The Hogwarts Express is the name of the train that makes a run between London, King's Cross Station Platform 9¾ and Hogsmeade Station. It makes this run at about six times a year, maybe more, as needed. The Express dutifully carries students to and from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry at the start and end of every term. The train leaves Platform 9¾ without fail on 1 September at 11 o'clock in the morning, arriving at Hogsmeade Station in the early evening. Some students take the train back to King's Cross Station to go home for the Christmas and Easter holidays, but some do not, as they stay at Hogwarts. It also makes the run back again to London at the end of term in June.