What better way to welcome the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness than taking the Hogwarts Express to Hogsmeade Station? Having already written a blog post about the official Thomas the Tank engine, I thought it was about time I put together a blog post about another famous steam engine from fiction. Hogwarts Express Train. The best way to get there is with the Hornby Hogwarts Express Train Set! Although named Hogwart’s Castle in the books and films, the locomotive that has played this character on the big screen has been 5972 Olton Hall. This system includes a train motor and battery … Listen up, Muggles: It's time to jump aboard the real-life Hogwarts Express. A ride on a steam train has always been a dream, but the chance to ride the Hogwarts Express Train to Hogsmeade was an opportunity not to be missed. Safety Warning. Tickets cost £34 for a standard and £58 for a first class adult return. In May and October, the train only passes twice daily, at 10:45 and 15:15. The famous Hogwarts Express 4-6-0 #5972 is very lucky to even be in a movie, considering she spent many years at a Scrap Yard, and in very poor shape when she was pulled out. Please note, box and model dimensions are shown as identical however only represent the box/package size. North Yorkshire Moors Railway. Do also have … In brilliant Hogwarts Red and containing a DCC Ready 5972 locomotive with working headlight, plus two coaches, this set makes a perfect gift or addition for any Harry Potter fan! The famous Harry Potter train runs on the old steam train lines managed by the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. Finally, you could motorize the #75955 LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Express by using the brand new LEGO Power Functions 2.0 (Powered Up) system that is being introduced with the #60197 LEGO City Passenger Train and the #60198 LEGO City Cargo Train (available in North America in August, already available in many other countries). The Hogwarts Express Great Western Railway 4-6-0 #5972 was uilt in April 1937 at Swinfon railway works for the Great Western Railway, she was first allocated to Neath, South Wales. This is of course, no other than Harry Potter’s Hogwarts Express! (Otherwise known as taking a trip on the heritage steam engine on the North York Moors Railway (NYMR) to Goathland). The summer schedule (roughly June through September) is the easiest to work with for Harry Potter fans as the train passes over the viaduct four times daily, at precisely 10:45, 11:00, 15:00 and 15:15. North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) – So September has blown in and the leaves are beginning to take on their Autumnal hue.