Prince Harry ‘books whole first-class train carriage’ after eco-conference

Prince Harry booked out an entire first-class carriage on his back home from an eco-conference in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The Duke of Sussex and bodyguards had the whole carriage to themselves as the returned to London from the Scottish capital.

Other passengers were reportedly barred from using the carriage on the LNER service to King’s Cross Station on Wednesday night, Mail Online claimed.

He had just attended the eco-conference where he asked people to stop using his royal title, and urged them to instead call him “Harry” .

Harry was launching the Travalyst scoring system will advise holidaymakers on how bad for the environment their flights are.

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He founded the Travalyst coalition along with brands including Tripadvisor, Booking.com, Skyscanner, Visa and Trip.comand.

Harry said: "We want to hear truths and perspectives from across the industry. We don't need to reinvent the wheel, a lot of great work has already been done.

"But our research again shows that many of these endeavours have failed to reach the conscientiousness of consumers.

"We have to work together… to scale up the good practices already being used around the world. Scotland is a great example of what we mean.

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"There is a holistic ambition to Scotland's intent that can be adopted across the UK and even around the world."

But, Harry is not the only royal to travel first class.

The Queen also travels first-class on the trains.

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She tends to have a small first-class carriage to herself to and from her Sandringham estate in Norfolk.

In contrast, Prince William and Kate Middleton rubbed shoulders with ordinary travellers when they visited the new Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre near Loughborough, Leicestershire.

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