Luxury 1930s train the Northern Belle makes a stop in Derbyshire to celebrate coronation

The luxury Northern Belle train carried a special Coronation headboard on Saturday when it took passengers from Derby and Chesterfield to Edinburgh as King Charles was being crowned at Westminster Abbey.
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It was a right Royal occasion with red, white and blue bunting lining the gleaming 1930s Pullman-style carriages and Union flags decorating the tables.

Many passengers clamoured to be photographed in front of the locomotive’s headboard which proudly proclaimed ‘King Charles III. God Save the King’.

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And all raised a celebration glass of champagne to toast the new King and his Queen Camilla.

A Northern Belle spokesman said: “There was a great carnival atmosphere during the journey. It was a right royal occasion – a Belle of a Coronation aboard Britain’s most luxurious train.”