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The royals and trains…Queen Elizabeth II and family

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The Diamond Jubilee is still going on, and to celebrate we’re continuing our series about royals and trains by jumping forward in time to see how Queen Elizabeth II and her family have given railway travel their seal of approval.

Read on to find out more about Her Maj’s train journeys. And check our journey planner for cheap train tickets before you next take to the rails.

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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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Celebrating the Diamond Jubilee – with some regal railway posters

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The Diamond Jubilee celebrations kick off this month – and we’re gearing up to celebrate with Her Maj. Take a look at our pick of royal-themed vintage railway posters to see how regal celebrations and destinations were advertised to rail passengers in years gone by.

And if you’re heading off to a Jubilee event soon, don’t forget to check our website before you set off – you could make some right royal savings when you book your train tickets, car hire and hotel accommodation with us.

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