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Social Roundup: Hogwarts Express Special

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This week, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London hosted an exclusive event to launch their latest addition: the Hogwarts Express. With appearances from celebrities, the return of MinaLima's art wall, and a resounding yes to the question of "Anything off the trolley, dears?", we take a look at how it all went down. Read More »

Hogwarts Express launched at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, CEO gives speech

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Last night, the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter officially launched the new Hogwarts Express feature with a special event. The Warner Bros. CEO, Kevin Tsujihara, gave a speech at the event, which was hosted by British television presenter Alex Zane. Read More »

MuggleNet interview with Mark Williams!

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Last week, as we previously mentioned in our review of the Hogwarts Express feature at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, MuggleNet was lucky enough to be able to interview Mark Williams. Read More »

MuggleNet Review: Warner Bros. Studio Tour London Hogwarts Express

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Today, MuggleNet was invited along to a preview of the new Platform 9 3/4 expansion, with a very special guest in attendance - none other than Mark Williams (Arthur Weasley) himself! Read More »

Win tickets to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hogwarts Express launch!

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You may remember that the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter announced a little while ago that they would be opening a brand new feature this March. The new feature was revealed, following a series of cryptic clues, to be a brand new Platform 9 3/4, featuring the original Hogwarts Express train itself. Read More »

MuggleNet Preview: Hogwarts Express at the Studio Tour

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As announced earlier this week, the Warner Bros. Studio Tour is expanding, and MuggleNet was invited along to check out the new feature - Platform Nine and Three-Quarters. Find out what we saw! Read More »

UPDATED: Warner Bros. Studio Tour unveils new expansion!

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We've all been trying our best to figure out the riddles and clues that have been coming this week from the team at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter regarding their latest expansion. Finally, however, the clues have all made sense, and the secret has been unveiled! Read More »

Hogwarts Express to appear at season opening of Flat Rock Model Train Depot and Museum

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All aboard! The season opening of Michigan's Flat Rock Model Train Depot and Museum is one not to be missed for railroad enthusiasts and "Harry Potter" fans alike. Find out more about how you can see the Hogwarts Express in person! Read More »

Back-to-school sale from the Hogsmeade Station Gift Shop

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Check out the latest "Back-to-Hogwarts" sale on rare "Harry Potter" merchandise from the Hogsmeade Station Gift Shop! Read More »

Universal celebrated one millionth ride on the Hogwarts Express!

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It's been almost exactly one month since the official opening of Diagon Alley at Universal Studios in Florida, but the park is already celebrating a major milestone! Read More »

Hop on the Hogwarts Express to visit Hogsmeade film location

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Want to take a ride on the Hogwarts Express to the real Hogsmeade station where "Sorcerer's Stone" was filmed? Find out more here! Read More »

Hogwarts Express ride at WWoHP designed by Swiss cable car company

The Hogwarts Express has arrived at Universal Orlando Resort.  Today, October, 24, 2013, Universal Orlando placed the iconic locomotive and train tender on the tracks between the two theme parks.

It was recently revealed (during the NBC special about Diagon Alley) that the Hogwarts Express ride in the new expansion at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida, was created by a cable car company in Switzerland. Now, in a new article, swissinfo.ch shares a little more detail about the project. Read More »

Universal announces Hogwarts Express soft open!

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Just moments ago, Universal Orlando announced via their blog that even though Diagon Alley will not actually open until July 8 as indicated at the Diagon Alley preview event, guests at the park were treated to an early admission as part of a "soft open." Learn more here! Read More »

Universal Creative discusses technology used in creating the Wizarding World

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The creative team at Universal Studios recently revealed some interesting new details on the technology used at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Some exciting new technology has been put to use to make the Diagon Alley expansion even more amazing and magical than its Hogsmeade Village counterpart! Read More »

“The Tonight Show” takes on Diagon Alley!

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"The Tonight Show" broadcasts live from Diagon Alley as part of the media preview leading up to the opening date announcement of the park. Take a look at Jimmy Fallon and his experience so far in Diagon Alley! Read More »

Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Diagon Alley Preview Week schedule released!

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We've been waiting what seems like forever to find out when Universal Orlando will announce the opening date to the newest addition to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and FINALLY, we have more information! Read More »

Universal releases new video of the Hogwarts Express!

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Just yesterday we shared with you a new video showing a first look at the inside of Gringotts, and now Universal has also unveiled a video that shares more information about the Hogwarts Express! Read More »

Development continues in Orlando as opening date draws closer!

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We still don't have an exact opening time for the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley development in Orlando, but construction continues to be steaming ahead. MiceChat has posted a series of new pictures that shows how the development is coming along. Read More »

Road Trip Wednesday – Day Four: Fort William & the Scottish Highlands

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From July 31st - August 11th 2013, three MuggleNet staff members went on a road trip of a lifetime - visiting Harry Potter filming locations all over England, Wales, and Scotland. Over the next 9 weeks they will be sharing their experience with you - the good, the bad, and the hilarious. Their journey continues here, with Road Trip Wednesday - Day Four: Fort William & the Scottish Highlands Read More »

Road Trip Wednesday – Day Three: Doctor Who Experience, Freshwater West, & Scotland

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From July 31st - August 11th 2013, three MuggleNet staff members went on a road trip of a lifetime - visiting Harry Potter filming locations all over England, Wales, and Scotland. Over the next 9 weeks they will be sharing their experience with you - the good, the bad, and the hilarious. Their journey continues here, with Day Three: Doctor Who Experience, Freshwater West, & Scotland Read More »