Local Severna Park youth build – and race – Hogwarts Express Go-Kart
The entire train was built by the kids with just a little help from the parents. Here are some direct quotes from the builders:
“We just started off with a base of metal, then we put on the wheels and the seats, and then we put on the pedals and stuff. Then it kind of all came together.”
– Harber Carlson, 13
“The design uses a mix of materials – we mainly used canvass but there is some wood on there. We used a lot of Sharpe, but we stuck fabric on the windows. It was a lot of painting.”
– Madeline Viteri, 11
Severnapark.patch.com reports the vehicle itself was built using a lot of old bicycles, Styrofoam, wood, and metal. It was then painted and designed to resemble the Hogwarts Express from the Harry Potter movies. See a pic of all the racers here:
These kids are incredible – we suspect they’ll be getting their acceptance letters to Hogwarts very soon.