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PHOTOS: Your Royal Carriage Awaits! Prince Charles And Camilla Take A Rid On The Tube

The royal couple hopped on the underground to celebrate its 150th year

Prince Charles and Camilla gave commuters a surprise when they hitched a ride on the tube this morning.

The royal couple took a ride on the Metropolitan Line, to the delight of passengers in their carriage, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the London Underground.

Charles and Camilla touch-in with their oyster cards (James Whatling / Splash News)

Normally accustomed to chauffeur-driven cars, the married couple were spotted touching-in with their oyster cards before settling in to their north-bound commute with relative ease.

Sitting side-by-side, Charles and Camilla waved to photographers and passers by before heading out of Faringdon station and travelling as far as Wembley Park.

Ever the gent, Charles makes sure Camilla is seated first (James Whatling / Splash News)

Charles admitted in a forthcoming interview with This Morning that despite looking forward to birth of his first grandchild in July, he - like any grandfather - is worried about the world the future heir will be born into.

"I've gone on for years about the importance of thinking about the long term in relation to the environmental damage, climate change and everything else," he said.

The royal couple wave to passers by (James Whatling / Splash News)

Adding: "We don't, in a sensible world, want to hand on an increasingly dysfunctional world to our grandchildren, to leave them with the real problem."

Were you lucky enough to spot Charles and Camilla on their morning commute?

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