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Question 1: The train currently consists of nine carriages, seven of these being of the ________ design, including two which were originally built for use with the HST prototype.
British Rail Mark 3Driving Van TrailerBritish Railways Mark 2British Rail Mark 4

Question 2: During the 1990s these were dedicated solely to Royal Train duty until they were replaced in 2003 by two Class 67 locomotives, both owned by ________.
DB SchenkerDB Schenker RailDeutsche BahnDB Schenker Rail (UK)

Question 3: Queen Victoria was the first British monarch to travel by train, on 13 June 1842, when she travelled on the ________ (GWR), which ran the line between London and Windsor (for the Castle).
Great Western RailwayBristol Temple Meads railway stationSouthern Railway (Great Britain)London, Brighton and South Coast Railway

Question 4: On 22 March 2005 Duchess of Sutherland again hauled the Royal Train, the second time for a steam locomotive in 40 years, transporting The Prince of Wales from Settle to Carlisle over the ________.
Caldervale LineLeeds to Morecambe LineSettle-Carlisle LineMidland Main Line

Question 5: ________
No. 10 Squadron RAFAir transport of the Royal Family and government of the United KingdomAir transports of heads of state and governmentNo. 32 Squadron RAF

Question 6: [1] After her funeral, Queen Victoria's casket was taken to ________ and transported on the Royal Train.
London UndergroundLondon Paddington stationBank-Monument stationEaling Broadway station

Question 7: The Royal Train is the name given to the set of railway carriages dedicated for the use of the ________, other members of the Royal Family, and their staff.
Prime Minister of the United KingdomParliament of the United KingdomElizabeth II of the United KingdomMonarchy of the United Kingdom

Question 8: In 1948, upon the formation of ________, the individual regions continued to maintain their own Royal Train carriages.
Virgin TrainsScotRailBritish RailMidland Mainline

Question 9: When not in use, the train is stored in Wolverton, where it is maintained by an ________ subsidiary.
France TélécomAlstomBNP ParibasGDF Suez


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