Railroad Stations

Stations along a rail line where trains load or unload passengers or goods, usually comprising a platform next to the tracks and a building providing related services such as ticket sales and waiting areas. For the stations at the beginning or end of the line, use "railroad terminals.".

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railroad stations
train station
train stations
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rail-road stations
railway stations
depots
railway depots
stations, railroad
spoorwegstations Dutch
spoorwegstation Dutch
estaciones de ferrocarril Spanish
estación de ferrocarril Spanish
estación ferroviaria Spanish
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Stations along a rail line where trains load or unload passengers or goods, usually comprising a platform next to the tracks and a building providing related services such as ticket sales and waiting areas. For the stations at the beginning or end of the line, use "railroad terminals."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007783. The J. Paul Getty Trust.