On the Right Track

London's latest hot spot is neither a three-star restaurant nor a private club. It's the St. Pancras International Station—with its $1.6 billion renovation—whose Victorian towers have loomed over Kings Cross for more than a century. The buzz is all about the new Eurostar trains, which will stop at the completely revamped St. Pancras, in the center of London, en route to and from Paris and Brussels and cut transit time by approximately 20 to 25 minutes The trains will service other British cities as well. More important, the station, which was nearly destroyed in the 1960s when British Rail wanted to...

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