Grand Duke Celebrates Railway Anniversary

  October 31, 2009 at 6:54 am by

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Grand Duke Henri yesterday participated in the celebrations in Luxembourg of the 150th anniversary of rail travel in the Grand Duchy, attending an academic session at the Grand Theatre of Luxembourg. The first line, from Luxembourg to Arlon and Thionville, was opened on 4-5th October 1859.

The Grand Duke also accepted the credentials of Madam Elisabeth Simbrao, the Ambassador of Angola to Belgium and the Netherlands as the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to the Grand ‘Dukedom (sic)’ of Luxembourg.

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