Charles hops on the tube with an Oyster card

Clarence House has tweeted pictures of Prince Charles using an Oyster card to pass through the ticket gates at Farringdon Station.

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are visiting the station to mark the 150th birthday of the tube.

Prince Charles swipes his Oyster card to pass through the ticket barrier. Credit: Clarence House.

The royal couple were presented with special commemorative Oyster cards.

The Oyster cards celebrate the tube's 150th birthday. Credit: Clarence House.

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Charles & Camilla on the tube

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall hopped on the tube today to mark the underground's 150th birthday.