Posted by Ruth Miller on Wed 3rd October 2007 at 06:00 AM, Filed in Trains

The whole idea of tripping off to Paris from London has just got a whole lot sexier with the long awaited opening of Eurostar from St Pancras International station on November 14th.

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The long grumblings over the stop start service from Waterloo will soon be a thing of the past with the new high speed rail link shaving approximately an hour off journeys from London to Paris.

The new St Pancras is truly a magnificent structure worthy of opening this new era in cross channel travel.  Highlights include Europes longest champagne bar - a full 90 metres, delectable gastropub and a farmers market. To top it all there will be a hotel designed in mock gothic lines that was last seen 11 years ago in the spice girls video for Wannabe (there first number 1 hit apparently!).

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