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The royals and trains … King Edward VII

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Queen Victoria may have been the first UK Monarch to travel by train – but her son, King Edward VII continued to give rail travel the royal seal of approval.

Read on to find out more about King Edward VII and his rail connections. And check our journey planner for cheap train tickets before you next head off somewhere by train.

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The royals and trains … Queen Victoria

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The royals have had a love affair with the railway since the 19th century, when Queen Victoria – the first English Queen to celebrate a Diamond Jubilee – headed off on the first ever regal train journey.

Read on to find out more about ‘the grandmother of Europe” and her railway connections. And check our journey planner for cheap train tickets before you next head off somewhere by train.

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