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Old 02-17-2013, 11:52 PM
 
Location: Hong Kong
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Favorite Railway Stations - post photos here

Thanks to an online article from the BBC, I can kick this off

Here were the first two of their top 10 photos

http://img841.imageshack.us/img841/4822/railst1.png
Kuala Lumpur's railway station was completed in 1910

http://img534.imageshack.us/img534/5070/railst2.png
Antwerpen-Centraal station dates from 1905

/see more: BBC News - Readers' favourite railway stations

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Old 02-18-2013, 09:03 AM
 
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Here's one of my favorite ones. Glasgow Central station.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi..._panoramic.JPG

Apparently this station has the largest glass roof in the world, covering 6.8 acres!

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Old 02-18-2013, 04:31 PM
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Location: Long Island / NYC
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I'm sure there are nicer ones, but I like Worcester's train station. Extremely large for what now just serves a back and forth diesel line to Boston.



File:Union Station November 2012.JPG - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Old 02-18-2013, 04:58 PM
 
Location: Paris
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Antwerpen Centraal
http://laurentmeyvaert.files.wordpre...al-hdr-web.jpg

Limoges Bénédictins
http://i1.trekearth.com/photos/76824/dsc02302.jpg
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Old 02-18-2013, 06:46 PM
 
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starbucks la union - Google Search
LA Union Station one of the more ignored yet impressive stations.
http://www.google.com/search?q=grand...40z41w7vIPN1M:
And who can forget Grand Central, probably America's favorite, though it no longer hosts intercity trains. Honored on a recent Express Mail stamp.
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Old 02-18-2013, 07:29 PM
 
Location: West Cedar Park, Philadelphia
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30th Street Station in Philadelphia.

http://press.visitphilly.com/uploads/photos/1206_l.jpg
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Old 02-18-2013, 08:23 PM
 
Location: Canada
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Union Station, Toronto:





http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1131/1...c507f559_z.jpg

http://www.canada-photos.com/images/..._5656-5553.jpg





It's currently being expanded on to meet demand and will become even more impressive complex in the future:






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Old 02-18-2013, 08:32 PM
 
Location: Canada
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I'm an even bigger fan of another "Union Station" in Washington DC:

http://beyonddc.com/galleries/UnionS.../a100_3008.jpg

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1142/...4736700c_b.jpg

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Old 02-19-2013, 05:13 PM
 
Location: Richmond/Philadelphia/Brooklyn
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I personally like these

Main Street station Richmond VA



St Pancras Station London



The Former Gare d Orsay



Hauptbahnhof Frankfort



and The now demolished Broad Street Station of Philadelphia

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Old 02-21-2013, 12:28 AM
 
Location: Coos Bay, Oregon
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I really liked Denver's Union Station, before they started wrecking it with the current redevelopment. The station had been totally unchanged for at least 60 years. There was more history in it, then probably any building I have ever been in.


Denver Union Station: Farewell to the tunnel - YouTube

Denver Union Station: A Final Look Inside Before The Restoration
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