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November 18, 2019

Kate Middleton Reportedly Spotted Taking Public Transport to Her Royal Engagement in Norfolk

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Kate Middleton caused a stir over the weekend after commuters caught her exiting the public train she took to Norfolk ahead of her visit to The Nook hospice.

Over the weekend, English commuters were shocked after Wherry Lines shared photos of Kate Middleton disembarking a public train she took on November 15.

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According to PEOPLE’s report, the Duchess of Cambridge caught the train to Norfolk ahead of her visit to The Nook hospice, which is a new center for severely ill children connected with her patronage East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.

Wherry Lines took three hours before the East Anglia County bound train arrived in the northeast of London.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge opens The Nook Children Hospice on November 15, 2019 in Framingham Earl, Norfolk. | Photo: Getty Images

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During Kate’s visit to the hospice, she not only met with children and their families, but she also gave a heartfelt speech that resounded with those in attendance.

Kensington Palace’s official Instagram page shared a clip of Kate’s speech where she invited her “little helpers” to join her in opening the new hospice.

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The page also shared a series of pictures that showed the 37-year-old spending quality time with the beneficiaries of the Nook Appeal. In the caption, the royal account explains that:

“The new hospice contains more areas for clinical care and dedicated therapy rooms, allowing EACH to meet the increased demand for its service and the ever-changing and more complex needs of those it cares for.”

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge meets children and their families at The Nook Children Hospice on November 15, 2019 in Framingham Earl, Norfolk. | Photo: Getty Images

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Kensington Palace also

recalls

the speech

Kate

made when she first opened the Treehouse hospice in March 2012, almost a year after she got married to Prince William.

She said:

“EACH was one of the very first charities that I decided to become Patron of after my marriage. Whilst a lot has changed since then, my commitment and support for this wonderful organization and the work that you do has not.”

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Hello Magazine

recounts

that the mother-of-three’s history with the hospice started in November 2014 when she helped launch the £10m appeal for the charity.

Additionally, Kate paid a visit to the charity’s Norfolk hospice in which was in Quidenham in January 2017.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge gestures as she delivers a speech, officially opening the Nook Children's Hospice on November 15, 2019 in Framingham Earl, Norfolk. | Photo: Getty Images

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Besides being a philanthropist, the Duchess is also known to make outstanding fashion statements to many around her.

For the hospice launch, Kate wore a purple Oscar de la Renta suit dress, which she wore when she visited the Royal Opera House in London back in January.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends Shout's Crisis Volunteer Celebration Event at Troubadour White City | Photo: Getty Images

PEOPLE also noted that Kate carried a square handbag with a top handle instead of the small clutch she’s become known to carry.

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