High Speed 1 is the railway between St Pancras in London and the Channel Tunnel and connects with the international high speed routes between London and Paris, and London and Brussels. HS1 Ltd is the owner of the stations along the route, including the magnificently refurbished St Pancras International.

Eurostar train on the high speed 1 line

The high speed railway is 109Km of railway connecting St Pancras International in London through Kent to the UK Channel Tunnel.

Passengers arrive on the East Midlands train services at St Pancras International

Along the 109km high speed route we have 4 stations serving Central London through St Pancras International, East London through Stratford International with Ebbsfleet International and Ashford International serving Kent.

St Pancras International, London

Aside of operating the railway, HS1 Ltd has commercial interests in retail, car parking and advertising media at each of the stations.

These range from major car parking operations at a parkway station such as Ebbsfleet International to the quality retail and catering offer at St Pancras International.

Shopping at St Pancras International
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FEED1<link>http://stpancras.com</link><pubDate>2014-10-15T00:00:00</pubDate><generator>umbraco</generator><description /><language>en</language><item><source>St Pancras</source><title>Another high street hero opens its doorshttp://stpancras.com/news/another-high-street-hero-opens-its-doorsWed, 15 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<p><span>It’s official, John Lewis, one of the UK’s most established departments, has opened its doors at St Pancras International. The new store is the first one in a station and features a careful curated selection of electronics, gifts, beauty, home and fashion accessories.</span></p>http://stpancras.com/media/223660/330-jlp-037.jpgJohn Lewishttp://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/another-high-street-hero-opens-its-doorsSt PancrasA bout of bubble funhttp://stpancras.com/news/a-bout-of-bubble-funTue, 14 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<p><span>We have been searching high and low for a bubbly range of Champagne facts to keep your taste buds tingling and impress your fizzy friends.</span></p>http://stpancras.com/media/223622/330-slp_4433-x2.jpgChampagnehttp://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/a-bout-of-bubble-funSt PancrasAre you brave enough to put your hand into a Black Hamper?http://stpancras.com/news/are-you-brave-enough-to-put-your-hand-into-a-black-hamperFri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<p><span>With the spookiest time of year just around the corner Fortnum &amp; Mason has got just the treat - or trick - for you! A chilling black Halloween hamper with orange F&amp;M lettering that with be sure to give you a fright.</span></p>http://stpancras.com/media/223426/330-hamper.jpgHamperhttp://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/are-you-brave-enough-to-put-your-hand-into-a-black-hamperSt PancrasGet on the Champagne train!http://stpancras.com/news/get-on-the-champagne-train!Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<p>To celebrate Champagne week the station’s prestigious Champagne bar, Searcys, has brought some extra sparkle to the table by putting on sale a giant 30 litre bottle of bubbly!</p>http://stpancras.com/media/222872/330-searcys-iwona-bobowska-left-with-julieta-colledge-and-jader-comitre-lopez.jpgSearcyshttp://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/get-on-the-champagne-train!St PancrasEurostar celebrate 20 years with a World Recordhttp://stpancras.com/news/eurostar-celebrate-20-years-with-a-world-recordThu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<p><span>To add to the raft of champagne fun already going on at the station, Eurostar has upped the ante by setting a new Guinness World Record.</span></p>http://stpancras.com/media/222926/330-eurostar_champagne_01.jpgEurostarhttp://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/eurostar-celebrate-20-years-with-a-world-recordSt PancrasAll aboard! The Beano arrives at St Pancras Internationalhttp://stpancras.com/news/all-aboard!-the-beano-arrives-at-st-pancras-internationalMon, 06 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<p><span>Dennis the Menace will be leading the charge as him and the Bash a Street Kids gang invade St Pancras to celebrate the launch of this year’s Beano annual.</span></p>http://stpancras.com/media/222581/330-beano-town.jpgBeanohttp://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/all-aboard!-the-beano-arrives-at-st-pancras-internationalSt PancrasA Prince pulls inhttp://stpancras.com/news/a-prince-pulls-inThu, 02 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT<p><span>Commuters looking for that regal look need search no further! Luxury shirt maker, Thomas Pink, has brought its new Prince of Wales Collection to the station.</span></p>http://stpancras.com/media/222309/330-the-prince-of-wales-collection.jpgThomas Pinkhttp://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/a-prince-pulls-inSt PancrasGet the ‘artist’s’ eye viewhttp://stpancras.com/news/get-the-artists-eye-viewFri, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<p><span>Our resident pub, the newly refurbished Betjeman Arms, has taken a bold step in the arts world and created London’s first ever ‘Artist’s Table’!</span></p>http://stpancras.com/media/222119/330-terrace-wires-artists-table-at-st-pancras-international-4.jpgArtisthttp://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/get-the-artists-eye-viewSt PancrasOpen House takes a turn about the stationhttp://stpancras.com/news/open-house-takes-a-turn-about-the-stationTue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<p>Last weekend saw the City of London open its doors to the public for Open House London. St Pancras International was one of 800 venues across the capital to invite people in guided tours and exclusive activities.</p>http://stpancras.com/media/222077/peyton-2.jpgSt Phttp://stpancras.com/media/222079/railway-rhymes.jpgBetjeman statue 2http://stpancras.com/news/open-house-takes-a-turn-about-the-stationSt PancrasWhistles brings in the boyshttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2014/september/whistles-brings-in-the-boysThu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT<p><span>After a gloriously chic London Fashion Week event last weekend, Whistles is officially open and drawing an impressive and fashionable crowd.</span></p>http://stpancras.com/media/221955/330-whistles-001.jpgWhistleshttp://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2014/september/whistles-brings-in-the-boys
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HS1 Environment Manager Rachel Starling Receives MBE

On Thursday 2nd October, HS1's Environment Manger, Rachel Starling, received an MBE for services to the rail industry from HRH the Duke of Cambridge, during an investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle.

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HS1 Ltd delighted to have been highly commended at National Transport Awards

HS1 Ltd delighted to have been highly commended at National Transport Awards

HS1 has been recognised for its sustainable environment management work undertaken in partnership with Network Rail, in particular the active landscape management.

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High Speed 1's Chinua Labor wins Outstanding Business Contribution Award

Chinua Labor, Regulatory Contract Manager for High Speed 1 has been awarded the Rail Business Awards' Outstanding Business Contribution for June 2014.

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 ORR approves five-year plan for HS1

ORR approves five-year plan for HS1

ORR has today approved HS1 Ltd's Five Year Asset Management Statement which sets out plans and proposed charges for the period from April 2015 to March 2020 (Control Period 2). 

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HS1 Ltd and DB Schenker Rail (UK) announce additional freight services

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HS1 Ltd and DB Schenker Rail (UK) this week announced additional freight services along High Speed 1 from Monday the 13 January 2014. The services will carry refrigerated containers of perishable foodstuffs and automotive components from Valencia, Spain to Barking and Dagenham in east London (via the Channel Tunnel).

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MITIE, the FTSE 250 strategic outsourcing company, has been awarded a £1m per year contract with HS1 Ltd, the owner of the high speed railway between St Pancras in London and the Channel Tunnel.  The contract is to operate Ashford International station for the next five years.

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High Speed 1 welcomes Eurostar announcement to introduce services from London to Amsterdam

High Speed 1 welcomes Eurostar announcement to introduce services from London to Amsterdam

High Speed 1 (HS1), owners of the UK's only high speed rail line, has welcomed Eurostar's announcement earlier this week that it has signed an agreement with Dutch rail operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen to launch direct services between St Pancras International and Amsterdam Centraal from December 2016.

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HS1 Announces £1.6 billion Refinance Success

HS1 Ltd today announced it has completed its refinancing of the £1.3bn bank debt used for the concession purchase. In November 2010, the Canadian consortium of Borealis Infrastructure and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, acquired a 30 year concession to own and operate HS1 Ltd for £2.1bn.

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HS1 Ltd and Network Rail Agree New Deal

HS1 Ltd, the owners of the UK's first and only high speed railway, and Network Rail have signed a new deal, extending Network Rail's contract to operate and maintain High Speed 1 until at least 2025. 

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