Wearing bright turquoise, the Queen posed for a photo with construction workers wearing high-vis orange overalls as she opened the refurbished Reading Station.

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The Queen sits with construction workers as she visits Reading Railway.Getty

The Queen arrived at the station on a scheduled First Great Western train from Paddington.

She was shown around the station, which has undergone a £897m redevelopment, by Richard Parry-Jones, chairman of Network Rail.

This is the second time the Queen has opened Reading Station – she unveiled a £20m redevelopment in April 1989.

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The Queen arrives at Reading Station.Getty
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The Queen looks at the newly-redeveloped station.Getty
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Her Majesty looks animated as she chats to Network Rail chairman Richard Parry-Jones.Getty
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Queen Elizabeth II unveils a plaque after officially opening Reading Station.Getty
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Bright summer sunshine filters through the Queen's turquoise hat.Getty
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The Queen prepares to pose with construction workers.Getty