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King’s Cross

The Hogwarts Express at platform nine and three-quarters.

Train station home to the elusive platform nine and three-quarters


King's Cross fact file


Where in the world

North London

Magical properties

London train station with magical platforms

Molly embraces Harry when he returns from Hogwarts

King’s Cross Station

By J.K. Rowling


The Hogwarts Express at platform nine and three-quarters.

Platform Nine and Three-Quarters

By J.K. Rowling


They reached Kings Cross at half past ten. Uncle Vernon dumped Harry's trunk onto a trolley and wheeled it into the station for him.


Extract

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Students and their families at platform 9 and 3/4.

Returning to London


The Hogwarts Express steaming through the country side

The Hogwarts Express

By J.K. Rowling