Kate Middleton and Prince William boarded the Royal Train on Sunday evening as they embarked on their landmark 1,250-mile mini-tour of the UK.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, wearing a tartan scarf, left Euston Station in London, where they were being serenaded by British singer Shakin ‘Stevens, and spoke to transport workers about their work experience during the pandemic.
Over the next few days, ending Tuesday, William and Kate will meet frontline workers, volunteers, nursing home staff, teachers, school children and young people and pay tribute to people who have gone “above and beyond,” as a royal source says: in local communities during the coronavirus pandemic this year.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spend the night on the train, stopping in cities in England, Scotland and Wales. In doing so, they travel 1,250 miles to hear firsthand the inspiring stories, experiences and experiences of the victims from this challenging year.
You will also welcome the resilience of the churches as they prepare for Christmas. More than 60,000 people died of COVID-19 during the UK crisis, according to the New York Times.
And they will help promote the uplifting work that cultural, creative professions and artists are doing across the country. The couple will have multiple opportunities to see song, drama and performances in the coming days as they traverse England, Scotland and Wales.
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The mood of the trip is captured by a 10-year-old artist, Joe Whale, whose doodle art the couple chose to promote the train ride.
Before setting off, a spokesman for the couple said in a statement: “The Duke and Duchess look forward to highlighting the incredible work that has been done across the country during this difficult year and expressing their gratitude to share on behalf of the nation for all who support their local communities before the Christmas holidays. “