THE complete restoration of Queen Victoria’s famous royal saloon carriage 150 years after it was built has been given the royal seal of approval.
The Princess Royal inspected the coach when she visited the National Railway Museum in York for the first time on Friday, February 15.
Built by the LNWR in 1869 for the monarch, the saloon is one of the most lavishly-decorated royal carriages to survive and is a favourite with museum visitors from overseas.
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