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London Euston Train Station
Member Name: katygriff
London Euston Train Station
I love London and as a result I do find myself trying to get down there a couple of times a year. The only train station I tend to go to is London Euston and this is because I do trust it there and find it a very pleasant station with lots to do which is nice. It is reliable and the trains are regular so this is why I think it is a very good station indeed to travel to if you are going into the UK's largest city.
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Now getting to Euston is easy because trains are regular and it is a huge station with over ten platforms and trains come from the south and from the North. I catch the train from Birmingham and it takes around 1.5 hours and costs £20 if you are lucky and get the strange time trains which trust me is worth doing to save a bit of money. The trains are every half hour or so, so they are very regular.
The trains from Birmingham are Virgin trains so they are very nice. When you arrive in London Euston everything is clearly signposted from the platform number you are on, to the televisions which show you train times, to the exit signs so you can actually find your way out.
The platforms are very clean and tidy and there was plenty of staff around to ask questions if you get stuck. On the platforms you do have waiting rooms which are very basic but that is all you need really. They were very warm though which is nice as train station platforms are very cold most of the time.
The televisions on the platforms will tell you the next train leaving from there and exactly what stations the train will stop at so you shouldn't be able to get lost. It does also give you a time of arrival and lets you know if a train is late.
You walk away from the platforms and into the main train station and it is massive. There are big screens there showing a news station and there are also big screens showing you trains and times and which platform to go to. Again there are people there to ask if you get stuck at all.
Now the station is very clean and there are seats everywhere just in case you get tired. I liked it because we arrived very early for our train and there is plenty to see at London Euston. There are loads of shops including WHSmith and boots. They are quite big stores too.
Then if you fancy a bite to eat you can choose from Millies cookies, burger king, crust and a couple of cafes so you can always get something.
There are loads of staff at this station and cameras everywhere. There are loads of ticket sellers so queues move down quite quickly and there are fast track machines, pre-booked machines and permit to travel machines so you should be alright to get where you want to be on time.
There is a left luggage section so if you do lose something it may turn up there and there is even a first class visitors lounge so if you fancy like going in there if you have brought a first class ticket then there you go.
The station has a good buzz about it because it is London and is always busy which is very reassuring. I feel safe there and like it as a station. Its location is good because it is very near to several tubes so you can get all across London to it and from it very quickly which is always useful.
I recommend going to London Euston station to all people travelling to London.
Thanks for reading.