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Little Known Facts about Waterloo

  • Waterloo Train Station has the most platforms of any train station in the UK.

  • When Waterloo was named as the terminus for the Eurostar in the 1990s, the then municipal councillor of Paris, Florent Longepée, asked for its name to be change as he thought French people would not want to be reminded of their defeat at the Battle of Waterloo!

  • Several scenes for the film The Bourne Ultimatum were filmed in and around Waterloo Station.

  • The famous actor Kevin Spacey is the artistic director for the Old Vic Theatre Company, appointed in 2003.

  • Waterloo Bridge was presented with Grade II listed structure protection in 1981.

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