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A 23,000m2 extension to London's St Pancras station is taking shape. When complete it will double the length of the original Victorian structure to handle 425m long Eurostar high speed trains. The Channel Tunnel Rail Link's main terminal will move from Waterloo to seven new platforms at St Pancras when the second stage of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link is ready in 2007. There will also be new space for Thameslink trains. Some 170 Vierendeel trusses will form the new flat roof spanning ...

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