THE steam train featured in the Harry Potter film series is due to pass through the Helensburgh and Lomond area on Monday, September 28.

The locomotive and carriages from the ‘Jacobite’ train are scheduled to travel south at the end of their summer season taking passengers along the scenic West Highland rail line between Fort William and Mallaig.

The train starred as the Hogwarts Express in several instalments of the famous fantasy film series, with sequences filmed at the Glenfinnan Viaduct at the head of Loch Shiel.

The train, which is travelling from Fort William to its winter base at Carnforth in Lancashire, is due to pass through the area at the following times on Monday:

Arrochar & Tarbet – 1516

Garelochhead – 1540

Helensburgh Upper – 1552

Craigendoran Junction – wait from 1558 to 1706

Cardross – 1718

Dalreoch – 1726

Dumbarton Central – 1727

Dumbarton East – 1731

Bowling – 1737

Kilpatrick – 1741

Dalmuir – 1744

Singer – 1753

Drumry – 1756

Drumchapel – 1800

Westerton – 1804