Posted Monday, January 20, 2014 8:49 AM | Contributed by Jeff
Disney's upstart rival — Universal Orlando — is about to introduce a twist when it opens Hogwarts Express, a ride based on the magical locomotive-powered train from the Harry Potter books and movies. It is one of the principal attractions being added as part of Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley, which will open by the summer inside Universal Studios Florida. What makes Hogwarts Express unique: It will link two gated theme parks, picking guests up in Diagon Alley and depositing them inside the original Wizarding World.
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