Warrnambool woman recalls history of royal train tour

By Jenny McLaren
Updated March 6 2022 - 6:53am, first published 4:30am
HISTORY: Jan McIntyre with a scrapbook of clippings from the 1954 Royal Train tour when her father was station master near Benalla, where the Queen and Prince Philip slept overnight. She viewed the heritage train at Warrnambool Railway Station on Sunday. Picture: Morgan Hancock

IT'S not every Aussie kid who can say that the Queen had a sleepover at their front gate, but for Jan McIntyre and her 10 siblings, that's exactly what happened.