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>2013-12-30T00:00:00</pubDate><generator>umbraco</generator><description /><language>en</language><item><source>St Pancras</source><title>£10,000 raised for charity at St Pancras International throughout Decemberhttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/december/£10,000-raised-for-charity-at-st-pancras-international-throughout-december/<p>If you’ve wandered through St Pancras International this month you may have noticed the station has been filled with the sound of Christmas. This was thanks to a series of charity performers who were raising money for worthy causes. </p>http://stpancras.com/media/197034/close-up-for-fundraising-story.jpg£10,000 Raised For Charity at St Pancras Internationalhttp://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/december/£10,000-raised-for-charity-at-st-pancras-international-throughout-december/St PancrasCoffee, cakes and cracking food now available in Espresso formhttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/december/coffee,-cakes-and-cracking-food-now-available-in-espresso-form/<p>‘If you go up to the Betjeman Statue today, you’d better go with a big appetite!’ It might not be the Teddy Bears’ picnic but the sentiment is right thanks to the recent opening of The Benugo Espresso Bar.</p>http://stpancras.com/media/196873/slp_9364-x2.jpgBenugo Expresshttp://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/december/coffee,-cakes-and-cracking-food-now-available-in-espresso-form/St PancrasAmy Winehouse Foundation brings festive fanfare to commutershttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/december/amy-winehouse-foundation-brings-festive-fanfare-to-commuters/<p>Visitors to the station were in for a treat yesterday (18<sup>th</sup> December) thanks to local organisation, Amy Winehouse Foundation. </p>http://stpancras.com/media/196677/mitch-and-janis-sing-at-st-pancras-international-to-raise-money-for-the-amy-winehouse-foundation.jpgAmy Winehouse Foundation brings festive fanfare to commutershttp://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/december/amy-winehouse-foundation-brings-festive-fanfare-to-commuters/St PancrasToast Christmas with the Long Island Iced Tree cocktailhttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/december/toast-christmas-with-the-long-island-iced-tree-cocktail/<p>Nothing evokes the exciting feelings of Christmas like the smell of a freshly decorated Christmas tree. In fact, Searcys Champagne Bar was so inspired by the beautiful smell of the 35ft Norway Spruce in the station that they have created a Christmas tree inspired cocktail, Long Island Iced Tree. </p>http://stpancras.com/media/196189/searcys-cocktail.jpgLong Island Iced Tree - Searceys Christmas Cocktailhttp://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/december/toast-christmas-with-the-long-island-iced-tree-cocktail/St PancrasGodiva Brings Taste of Belgium to St Pancras Internationalhttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/december/godiva-brings-taste-of-belgium-to-st-pancras-international/<p>Luxury Belgian chocolatier, Godiva opens today (Monday 9<sup>th</sup> December) in St Pancras International, marking the retailer’s first station opening in the UK.</p>http://stpancras.com/media/195364/godiva.jpgGodiva opening in St Pancras Stationhttp://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/december/godiva-brings-taste-of-belgium-to-st-pancras-international/St PancrasGoogle Street View launches inside St Pancras Internationalhttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/december/google-street-view-launches-inside-st-pancras-international/<p>We’re pleased to announce that last week St Pancras International train station was added to Google Street view!</p>http://stpancras.com/media/195045/st-pan-2.pngGoogle Street View Launches Inside St Pancras Internationalhttp://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/december/google-street-view-launches-inside-st-pancras-international/St PancrasGet a flying start this Boxing Day!http://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/december/high-speed-on-boxing-day/<p>Tired of turkey by Boxing Day - don’t panic SouthEastern railway will be putting on a special half-hourly high speed service between Ashford, Ebbsfleet, Stratford and St. Pancras. </p>http://stpancras.com/media/192768/high-speed-boxing-day-main-news-pagefw.pngHigh Speed on Boxing Day http://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/december/high-speed-on-boxing-day/Ebbsfleet,StratfordSt PancrasA big thank you from St Pancras and BBC Children in Need! http://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/december/a-big-thank-you-from-st-pancras-and-children-in-need!/<p><span>Since our fabulous BBC Children in Need Family Fun Day a few weeks ago, we’ve been busy totting up all the money raised and wanted to say a big thank you to everyone that came along to help make it a great day out!</span></p>http://stpancras.com/media/192506/slp_6289-x2.jpgPudsey and John Betjemanhttp://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/december/a-big-thank-you-from-st-pancras-and-children-in-need!/St PancrasAbbey Gateway Orchestra kicks of a month of musichttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/november/abbey-gateway-orchestra-kicks-of-a-month-of-music/<p>The fabulous Abbey Gateway Orchestra kicked off St Pancras’ month of festive music.</p>http://stpancras.com/media/195907/abbey-gateway-epic-window.jpgAbbey Gatewayhttp://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/november/abbey-gateway-orchestra-kicks-of-a-month-of-music/St PancrasChoirs, carols and Christmas cheer at St Pancrashttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/november/choirs,-carols-and-christmas-cheer-at-st-pancras/<p>With Christmas just round the corner, we’re handing the station over to the community to bring the sounds of the festive period to St Pancras International.</p>http://stpancras.com/media/189903/generic-christmas-tree-shot.jpgSt Pancras International Christmas Treehttp://stpancras.comhttp://stpancras.com/news/archive/2013/november/choirs,-carols-and-christmas-cheer-at-st-pancras/
Chinua Labour

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

HS1 Ltd and DB Schenker Rail (UK) announce additional freight services on high speed 1

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 on track to operate Ashford International station for HS1

MITIE chosen to operate Ashford International station for HS1 LTd

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 Refinance

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

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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