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Last Updated: Tuesday, 6 November 2007, 21:48 GMT
In pictures: St Pancras opening

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh

The Queen officially opened a revamped St Pancras station, the new home of the UK's high speed Eurostar service.

The Queen captured on giant screens inside St Pancras

Her Majesty said the 800m St Pancras was "magnificent", and hoped it would become "a destination" in its own right.

The Queen with the Meeting Place sculpture in the background

Developers called it the jewel in the crown of a 5.8bn project to bring high speed rail to the UK.

Mezzo-soprano singer Katherine Jenkins

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins and pop singer Lemar provided musical entertainment.

High speed trains at St Pancras

The event saw two Eurostar trains and a Hitachi Bullet Train, which will shuttle spectators to and from the 2012 Olympic Park, arriving at St Pancras.

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