Railroad Terminals

Facilities at the beginning or end of rail lines where trains load or unload passengers and freight, generally including a platform next to the tracks and various buildings to provide related services. For facilities for loading or unloading passengers or goods along the course of the rail line rather than at the beginning or end of the line, use "railroad stations.".

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railroad terminals
railroad terminal
rail-road terminals
railway termini
railway terminus
terminals, railroad
eindstations Dutch
eindstation Dutch
terminal de ferrocarriles Spanish
terminales de ferrocarriles Spanish
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Facilities at the beginning or end of rail lines where trains load or unload passengers and freight, generally including a platform next to the tracks and various buildings to provide related services. For facilities for loading or unloading passengers or goods along the course of the rail line rather than at the beginning or end of the line, use "railroad stations."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007789. The J. Paul Getty Trust.