St Pancras International has been named the best railway station in Europe.
The north London hub – and home of the Eurostar – beat off stiff competition in the inaugural 2020 European Railway Station Index from some of the Continent’s most renowned terminals, including Berlin Central, Gare du Nord in Paris and Moscow Kazansky.
Zurich Central Station took second spot while Leipzig Central Station completed the podium; four more German entries made the top 10 (Munich, Hamburg, Berlin and Frankfurt), while the UK had no other inclusion. Its next highest station was Birmingham New Street in 12th.
“[St Pancras’] low number of strike days, high passenger convenience, and international connectivity helped take it to first place,” read the European Railway Station Index. “The fact that it also hosts the longest champagne bar in Europe did not influence this ranking.”…
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