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Royal wedding: Extra Southeastern trains planned

Prince William and Kate Middleton
Image caption Two big screens will also show the royal wedding in central London

Southeastern trains has announced that it will be running extra services to help spectators get to the royal wedding from the South East.

The firm said it would be operating a Saturday service to London on 29 April for those wanting to see Prince William and Kate Middleton get married.

The couple will marry in London's Westminster Abbey on the Friday, which has been designated a bank holiday.

Two extra high-speed services from Dover Priory and Margate will run.

'Busy services'

A Southeastern spokesman said: "There is growing excitement around the country as the wedding approaches and we want to make sure that passengers will be able to get to London quickly and easily.

"We are expecting that the services will be busy, especially in the morning, so would advise that you allow plenty of time."

Tens of thousands of well-wishers are expected to flock to the capital on the big day.

Spectators will be able to watch the royal wedding live on two giant screens in Hyde Park and Trafalgar Square.

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