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Gatwick Airport to King's Cross Station transfer
King’s Cross Station opened in 1852 and is nowadays one of the busiest stations in UK offering services for about 20 million passengers.
Operations: Managed by Network Rail
Platforms in use: 11
National Rail Station code: KGX
King’s Cross Station
King’s Cross serves routes from the north and east of England and Scotland, connecting to major cities such as Cambridge, Peterborough, Hull, Doncaster, Leeds, York, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness.
Four train companies run services at the moment into the mainline station:
National Express East Coast
First Capital Connect
West of King's Cross is in succession, St Pancras station which was reconstructed and restored to become the new London terminus of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, replacing Waterloo International from 14 November 2007. Eurostar trains serve Lille, Paris and Brussels, and from 2009 domestic SouthEastern services will serve Kent over the High Speed 1 route.
Considerable regeneration effort has gone into the area in recent years, with the opening of new hotels and office space under construction.
Station opreating 24hours
Ticket Office: Yes
Customer Service: Yes
Left Luggage: Operated by Excess Baggage Company and situated on Platform 8. Tel: 0207 837 4334 / Monday-Friday 07:00-23:00 Saturday / Sunday 07:00-23:00
Lost Property: Platform 8. Telephone No. 0207 837 4334. Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00
British Transport Police Office: platform 8. Use the telephone at the entrance if the office is closed / Monday-Sunday 24 hours
First Aid Centre: Yes, Contact any member of station staff for assistance
First Class Lounge: Platform 8
Waiting Rooms : 2
Showers: platform 8
Bureau de Change
Shops: on the main concourse
Public WiFi / web enabled telephones
Customer Information / Help Point / Information Kiosk
Toilet Facilities: on platform 8, for which there is a small charge. Disabled toilet, / parent and baby facility / Wheelchair Toilets / Baby Changing