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Great Western Railway No. 5972 'Olton Hall' aka 'Hogwarts Castle' Leavesden, Hertfordshire
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West Coast Railways
West Coast Railways, is a railway spot-hire company and charter train operator based at Carnforth MPD in Lancashire. They operates and leases special trains for charter operators, filming, company or group travel, and train operating companies. 5972 is part of there mainline steam fleet.

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
Visitors can tour actual film sets and visit the Hogwarts Express (aka 5972 Olton Hall) and learn the special effects tricks used in the popular Harry Potter films.

Friends of the West Highland Lines
The West Highland Line is a railway line linking the ports of Mallaig and Oban in the Scottish Highlands to Glasgow in Central Scotland. The West Highland Railway is one Top Railway Journeys in the World. The Friends of the West Highland Lines give a detail look and history of this most scenic line in the West Highlands of Scotland. It was the film location for the Hogwarts Express scenes in the Harry Potter films from 2002 to 2010 where 5972 "Olton Hall" was used for the filming which new ground and a very long way from Great Western territory for a GWR 4900 Hall Class 4-6-0. The website has some details about the filming on the West Highland line.

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