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Departure of Her Majesty the Queen from Ledsham Station

H.M. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh depart from Ledsham station after the royal visit to Ellesmere Port.

Amateur film 1957 10 mins Silent

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On a very wet day, we drive along the royal route from Hooton Crossroads to Little Sutton. At Ledsham, the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh wave as they enter the decorated station building, where final good-byes are said on the platform. The train departs in a cloud of steam as civic dignitaries and onlookers disperse.