Plaque

High speed rail to Europe - 20th anniversary

Erection date: 5/6/2014

Inscription

Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, unveiled this plaque to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the opening of the Channel Tunnel and the launch of international high speed rail services between the UK and continental Europe.
5 June 2014

Her Majesty was on the first train through the tunnel on its official opening journey back in 1994.

Site: St Pancras Station + HS1 (2 memorials)

NW1, Pancras Road, St Pancras Station

The plaques are on the King's Cross side of St Pancras station, inside the entrance, in the area immediately behind the arches.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
High speed rail to Europe - 20th anniversary

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High Speed 1

A high-speed railway link from London through Kent to the UK end of the Chann...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
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Queen Elizabeth II

Born 17 Bruton Street, to the Duke and Duchess of York. For information on wh...

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

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St Pancras Station

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