The Queen catches train from King’s Lynn to London after Christmas break in Norfolk

The Queen left Norfolk to return to London today, catching a scheduled train from King's Lynn.

She walked down the platform wearing a grey checked coat and a headscarf and holding a bouquet of Tulips, accompanied by personal protection officers.

She boarded the 10:56 First Capital Connect service to London, sitting in a first class compartment at the front of the train for the 90-minute journey to King's Cross, for which a single ticket costs around �50.

The Duke of Edinburgh is believed to be staying on at Sandringham, where he and the Queen have enjoyed their traditional Christmas and New Year break with members of the Royal family and other guests.

It comes after the Queen visited the town hall in King's Lynn on Monday to celebrate the start of her 60th year as monarch.


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She became Queen after King George VI died in his sleep at Sandringham in the early hours of February 6 1952.

About 150 members of the public braved the cold outside the civic building to see her arrive, wearing a turquoise, grey and white wool dress, coat and matching hat by Angela Kelly.

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The Queen was invited to view a number of exhibits, including The Jewels of West Norfolk compiled by the town's museum.

She also viewed items from the town's archives, including the certificate of her father's birth at nearby Sandringham house.

Later, the Queen visited Dersingham Infant and Nursery School where happiness reigned as the Queen was greeted with smiles, cheers and songs from the pupils.

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