The Queen paid a visit to Paddington Station in London. She surveyed the completed “Elizabeth Line”.

Queen Elizabeth II (96) paid a surprise visit to London’s Paddington Station. According to “”, the monarch examined the now completed “Elizabeth Line” project at the station. This had been delayed and should now be available to the public from May 24th.

Her youngest son, Prince Edward (58), was at the Queen’s side when she appeared. A Buckingham Palace spokeswoman said: “By a happy development, Her Majesty The Queen is attending today’s event to celebrate the completion of the Elizabeth Line.” The statement continued: “Her Majesty was aware of the appointment and the organizers were informed of the possibility that she could attend.”

First appearance in London for weeks

The Queen, who has been slowing down in recent months due to mobility issues, had already taken a trip to the Windsor Horse Show on Friday and was the guest of honor at A Gallop Through History near Windsor on Sunday, the first big one Event of the celebrations of the monarch’s jubilee.

Today’s appointment, Tuesday, is the first outside of the Windsor area in several weeks. At the end of March, the Queen attended the memorial service for her late husband Prince Philip (1921-2021) at Westminster Abbey.

At Paddington Station today, the Queen and Prince Edward were welcomed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson (57) and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan (51), among others. According to the BBC, the royals also chatted with project employees.

The 96-year-old wore a yellow coat, according to Stewart Parvin’s Daily Mail, over a silk dress in shades of yellow, blue and turquoise to the event. She also wore a matching yellow hat by Rachel Trevor-Morgan. The Queen also had a walking stick with her.