St. Pancras on The Architecture The Railways Built

Yesterday Channel's latest documentary series, The Architecture The Railways Built - presented by railway historian and train enthusiast Tim Dunn, takes a look at the history and architecture of St. Pancras International. 

During the recent episode Tim speaks with Josie Murray, the station's senior heritage advisor who gives a fascinating insight into the construction of the iconic building, and the unique interior design which makes it one of the most elegant stations in the world. Tim also gets special access to St. Pancras famous train shed roof. 


If you missed the full episode, don't worry you can watch it on catch up via UKTV Play.

St. Pancras Station opened in 1868 to connect London with some of England’s major cities and now is the UK's rail gateway to Europe. The building's history is an extraordinary tale, find out more about the station's construction here.