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St Pancras Station

St Pancras Station, London
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Quick Facts
CityLondon
CountryUnited Kingdom
Year1863 - 1865
Height30,5m / 100ft
Realization
ArchitectGeorge Gilbert Scott (hotel)
W. H. Barlow
EngineersR. M. Ordish (trainshed)
DeveloperMidland Railway
Building Info
NameSt Pancras Station
CategoryRailway Station
AliasSt Pancras International
Address
Euston Road
Notes
Built as the main London terminal for the York & Midland Railway.
The building is 243 ft. wide and 600 ft. long (74 x 183 meters).
The trainshed is 100ft high (30m).
Largest railway station in the world when built in 1865.
The hotel, known as the Midland Grand Hotel was added 1868-1874. It closed in 1935.
In 2007 the station opened as St. Pancras International, home of the Eurostar.
Links
ArticleSt. Pancras Station
PhotosSt. Pancras Station Pictures
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