Automated Metros Observatory


Automated Metro Seminars are held in English only. Extraordinarily, sessions 1 & 2 on the morning of Friday 6 September will have simultaneous translation from and into French, German, Spanish and Russian.



The meeting venue is easily accessible from Heathrow International Airport and King Cross/St Pancreas railway station. To reach the Grand Connaught venue, take the Picadilly Line and stop at Holborn or Covent Garden. The journey is approximately 40 minutes by tube from Heathrow and 15 minutes from St Pancreas station. To plan your arrival, please use the TfL travel planner website:

Grand Connaught Rooms
61 – 65 Great Queen Street
London, England, WC2B 5DA


Participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. There are plenty of hotels surrounding the Seminar venue, for example the Thistle Kingsley (4*),  the Waldorf Hilton (4*), the Russel Hotel (4*), the Mercure London Bloomsbury (4*) and the Bloomsbury Park (3*).

Unfortunately, there is no special agreement for this event and we strongly recommend you use an online accommodation browser, for example:,,…