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Departing Platform 9¾ – Here’s our top 10 Hogwarts Express videos


The Jacobite, affectionately known as the Hogwarts Express for its starring role in the Harry Potter films, weaves its magic through the rugged Scottish Highlands. This iconic steam train embarks on a picturesque journey between Mallaig and Fort William, crossing the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct—a sight that leaves both Muggles and wizards spellbound.

However, behind the magic lies a real-world challenge. West Coast Railway (WCR) has raised concerns about health and safety requirements. Specifically, they question the need for central locking systems on carriage doors. As the High Court deliberates, the fate of this beloved locomotive hangs in the balance.

While we await the court’s decision, let’s indulge in some virtual escapades. Here are a few of the best Hogwarts Express videos circulating on the internet:

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Whether you’re a wizard or a mere Muggle, the Jacobite’s allure remains irresistible. Let’s hope that safety and magic find a harmonious balance, allowing this enchanting locomotive to continue its timeless voyage.

All aboard! 🚂✨

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