The spokesman would not reveal when the two steam locomotives would haul the vintage carriages back to WCR’s depot at Carnforth in Lancashire.
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The Jacobite route between Fort William and Mallaig over the spectacular Glenfinnan Viaduct is regularly voted one of the world’s greatest railway journeys.
The train became world famous after it featured as the Hogwarts Express steaming over the Glenfinnan Viaduct in the Harry Potter movies.
Bloomsbury Publishing has also delivered activity packs to local shops to ensure that everyone can celebrate their Honorary Quidditch Town status.
Portree is one of 10 villages and towns across the UK and Ireland to receive decorative banners and features gold Quidditch hoops celebrating the Skye capital’s fictitious Quidditch team, Pride of Portree.
The 10-week project started on Monday and is being managed by Highland Council’s Project Design Unit and the principal contractor for the work is Wills Bros Civil Engineering Ltd.
The engines travelled up from the base of operator, West Coast Railways, at Carnforth, in Lancashire.
Among the safety measures planned are changes to seating plans in the Jacobite’s vintage carriages so that people can maintain social distancing on board the train.
Tens of thousands of tourists flock to Glenfinnan each year via the A830 to see the iconic viaduct, which featured in the Harry Potter films, as well as the monument which honours fallen Jacobite clansmen.