Queen Elizabeth II and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive to open the new Mersey Gateway Bridge on June 14, 2018 in the town of Widnes in Halton, Cheshire, England. Meghan Markle married Prince Harry last month to become The Duchess of Sussex and this is her first engagement with the Queen. During the visit the pair will open a road bridge in Widnes and visit The Storyhouse and Town Hall in Chester. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Meghan Markle made her first royal engagement without Prince Harry today.
The Queen has her own train she uses to get around the UK for special engagements.
The Duchess of Sussex and the Queen went to northern England to open new a bridge.

Meghan Markle had made her first joint public engagement with the Queen, after spending a night on Her Majesty’s royal train.

Meghan, now the Duchess of Sussex, arrived at Runcorn railway station with Queen Elizabeth in the northern county of Cheshire on Wednesday morning.

The Duchess and the Queen were there to open the new Mersey Gateway Bridge, a second road crossing over the river Mersey.

The schedule also included a visit to open the Storyhouse in the city of Chester, which is a theatre, cinema, and library.

Meghan and the Queen made the journey up north overnight on the luxurious royal train, which features en-suite bedrooms and a dining room.

The train, which has been in use for more than 150 years, is the only private, non-commercial train belonging to one family to still be in operation in the UK.

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Meghan Markle and the Queen made their first joint engagement after a night on the royal train

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