Rob Wilson has given this statement on the Queen's official visit next month to open Reading Station.
Reading Station is part of securing a bright economic future for the town, so it is only fitting that Her Majesty the Queen should officially open it 25 years after she visited to open the previous station.
When I met the Duke of Edinburgh at a Buckingham Palace reception last year I did ask him whether he would be coming back for a return visit after all the intervening years, to which he jokingly replied; “You don’t want us again!” Well Reading is always delighted to welcome the Queen and the Duke and it will be a great honour and privilege for the town to do so again.
I can see this being a very big day for Reading where we will all come together and celebrate.”
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