#19YearsLater: ‘Harry Potter’ Fans Gather at King’s Cross to Celebrate ‘Deathly Hallows’ Epilogue

All aboard Hogwarts Express at 11 a.m.!

Last Updated: September 1, 2017 @ 6:53 AM

Friday, Sept. 1 was a big day for “Harry Potter” fans.

As author J.K. Rowling reminded everyone, today was the day that the titular character’s son boarded the Hogwarts Express at King’s Cross Station’s Platform 9 3/4 for the first time, headed (hopefully) for House Gryffindor.

Here’s her tweet, which references the “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” epilogue:

Rowling’s fans took the 11 a.m. time stamp pretty seriously — check out this countdown:

And here’s a better shot of the massive crowd enjoying the moment: