Our journey began with
the 09:51 train from Wimbledon Chase to St Pancras.
Wimbledon Chase station
The Great Rail Journeys
appointed meeting place at St Pancras station
Our Eurostar train departed
from St Pancras International on schedule at 12:58pm.
I love this photo of
...and Adrian is looking
We stopped briefly at Ebbsfleet, Kent
before entering the 31.4 mile (50.5km) long Channel Tunnel
and emerging in northern France. At times we were travelling
at up to 186mph (299km/h). After another short stop at Lille,
we arrived in Brussels at 16:08 local time.
We caught the Thalys
high speed service to Cologne at 17:28...