Within the London Borough of Camden King's Cross Station was opened in 1852. The East Coast Main Line, one of the most important networks in the UK, connects London to cities in the North and East of England and Scotland. Major cities like Cambridge, Peterborough, Hull, Doncaster, Leeds, York, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness are all accessible through this station and line.
There are currently four train companies operating out of King's Cross Station:
National Express East Coast (inter-city on the East Coast Maine Line)
First Capital Connect (sub-urban and regional services)
First Hull Trains (inter-city services to Hull)
Grand Central (inter-city services to North Yorkshire, County Durham and Sunderland)
King's Cross Station is connected to St Pancras Station through the London Underground Network. King's Cross St Pancras Underground Station connects the two main line terminals, this allows numerous options on the London Underground System. London Underground lines that serve King's Cross St Pancras Underground Station include the Circle, Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan, Northern, Piccadilly and Victoria Lines. This station is situated in Zone 1 for Travelcard purposes.