The first royal train was designed back in 1840s for Queen Victoria, at that time it was described as “Buckingham Palace on Wheels.”
Have a rare look inside the royal families train and see how it looked like when it carried King George V and Queen Mary to Blackpool.
King George V’s Bedroom:
King Gorge’s bedroom was furnished with electric lights and cooling fans.
When King Edward VII came into power, he classed things up even more with the addition of his personal onboard smoking room.
King Edward’s Lounge:
Prince Philip’s Saloon:
Queen Elizabeth II’s Saloon:
There’s around 150 conductors who allowed to drive the train and there’s always a full kitchen staff. While travelling with the royal family, the team stays in these light and airy bedrooms.
King George V’s Bathroom:
In 1910, King George V had his dressing room converted into the first bath on a train anywhere in Britain.