Geoff Brock & Bruce Gamble



London to Cologne
via Brussels

Saturday, 26th September2015
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 Ros...
...and Adrian is looking good too!
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...
... arriving at Cologne station at 19:15
Cologne Cathedral
The foyer of the Marriott Hotel in Cologne.
©Geoff Brock and Bruce Gamble