Dec 21, 2009

The Queen takes a commuter train on her way to Sandringham

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II boards a First Capital Connect train from Kings Cross Station in London.

The photo above shows the Queen boarding a train carrying flowers presented to her by a young admirer. A man in the background is taking photographs.

The photo below shows the Queen seated aboard the train seated by a Royal Protection Officer.

She traveled by ordinary passenger train to Kings Lynn in Norfolk, on December 17, 2009. She was on her way to Sandringham House (shown below) where she is spending Christmas with her family.