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Categories: Transport

A high-speed railway link from London through Kent to the UK end of the Channel Tunnel. Officially known as the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (CTRL) and originally as the Union Railway or Continental Main Line (CML). 108 kilometres (67 miles) long, it was built to allow eight trains per hour through to the Channel Tunnel.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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High Speed 1

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High speed rail to Europe - 20th anniversary

Her Majesty was on the first train through the tunnel on its official opening...

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Stratford Depot

Other sources give varying opening and closing dates for the depot.

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Geoff Harrison-Mee

Geoff Harrison-Mee

Director of transport systems in Ireland, Qatar and the much reviled Connex rail company in South-East England.

Person, Transport, Ireland

1 memorial
Roman road

Roman road

There are 7 "Roman Road"s in the London A-Z, plus various "Roman Way"s, etc. And many more current roads are on routes originally created by the Romans. 2020: Diamond Geezer reported on the Bow Ro...

Place, Romans, Transport

3 memorials
Lord Ashfield

Lord Ashfield

Transport organizer and politician. Born Albert Henry Knattriess at New Normanton, Derbyshire. His family moved to the USA in 1880 and changed their surname to Stanley. While working for various tr...

Person, Politics & Administration, Transport, USA

2 memorials
Stratford Underground crash

Stratford Underground crash

The accident, caused by driver error after a signal failure, occurred on the Central line of the London Underground. A signal in the tunnel between Stratford and Leyton had been damaged, and this a...

Event, Tragedy, Transport

1 memorial
Waterloo Station

Waterloo Station

Opened by the London and South Western Railway on 11 July 1848 as ‘Waterloo Bridge station’. Built to extend the line from Nine Elms closer to the City, with the expectation that the line would eve...

Place, Transport

1 memorial