London King's Cross Station | Station Information | Hull Trains
King’s Cross station was built in 1852, this grand station has found international fame in recent years, thanks to J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books, in which the children begin their magical journey to Hogwarts from platform 9 ¾. The recently remodelled departures concourse opened to the public in March 2012 with the station quadrupling in size, with passengers gaining direct access to the high-speed rail link at St. Pancras. It’s the southern terminus of the East Coast Mainline which is the final destination for Hull Trains. There’s also a large selection of shops and restaurants to explore while you wait to board your train home.The immediate area is becoming a digital hub with both Google and Facebook choosing the area as their London homes.