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RAIL STATIONS, LARGE AND SMALL

Europe.

I Was browsing through my photo's the other day, and thought how
rail stations differ. Barely two alike in architecture or size,so i've put together some
pictures. Some stations are like cathedrals ,others just one openair platforms.-------------------------------SWITZERLAND.  --  Gornergrat summitt  station.  with  view  of the  Matterhorn..

SWITZERLAND. -- Gornergrat summitt station. with view of the Matterhorn..

SOFIA,  BULGARIA..Old  train  exhibit  on  station..-----Night  train  Sofia  to  Istanbul  takes  9  hours.

SOFIA, BULGARIA..Old train exhibit on station..-----Night train Sofia to Istanbul takes 9 hours.

BREST,  FRANCE.--

BREST, FRANCE.--

DEAVILLE FRANCE.  --  Station  for  Trouviille  and Deaville  , two  towns opposite sides  of  river.

DEAVILLE FRANCE. -- Station for Trouviille and Deaville , two towns opposite sides of river.

DOL DE  BRETAGNE,  FRANCE. ---Northwestern France.

DOL DE BRETAGNE, FRANCE. ---Northwestern France.

SHAFFHAUSEN  SWITZERLAND.  -- Home  of  Rhine  Falls.

SHAFFHAUSEN SWITZERLAND. -- Home of Rhine Falls.

CHUR,  SWITZERLAND.--.Good  place  to  stay and  take  train  trips.

CHUR, SWITZERLAND.--.Good place to stay and take train trips.

TIRANO  ITALY.-- Station of Rhaetian  Railway  from  Chur  Switzerland.

TIRANO ITALY.-- Station of Rhaetian Railway from Chur Switzerland.

BILBAO  SPAIN-- Concordea station , entrance  to  station for  Santander --.Narrow  gauge trains takes  nearly  8  hours.

BILBAO SPAIN-- Concordea station , entrance to station for Santander --.Narrow gauge trains takes nearly 8 hours.

LLANES,  SPAIN.  --F.E.V.E Narrow  gauge line  on  North  coast.

LLANES, SPAIN. --F.E.V.E Narrow gauge line on North coast.

POO  SPAIN.-- Don'T  hang around.!

POO SPAIN.-- Don'T hang around.!

LOCARNO, SWITZERLAND..--Before  or  after.!

LOCARNO, SWITZERLAND..--Before or after.!

BILBAO  SPAIN -- Abando station.  R.EN.F.E  high  speed. trains .This  lovely  window  shows  scenes  of  everyday  life  of  the region.

BILBAO SPAIN -- Abando station. R.EN.F.E high speed. trains .This lovely window shows scenes of everyday life of the region.

ARAD  ROMANIA..  Trains  to  Budapest and  Sibiu.

ARAD ROMANIA.. Trains to Budapest and Sibiu.

KNARESBOROUGH ENGLAND.  Train  viaduct  over  river  Nidd..  Line  to Harrogate .and  Leeds.

KNARESBOROUGH ENGLAND. Train viaduct over river Nidd.. Line to Harrogate .and Leeds.

LIVERPOOL  ENGLAND.-- Lime  street  station.

LIVERPOOL ENGLAND.-- Lime street station.

BERWICK - UPON- TWEED  ENGLAND.-- County  of Northumberland, near  Scottish/ England  border.

BERWICK - UPON- TWEED ENGLAND.-- County of Northumberland, near Scottish/ England border.

BARTON  ON  HUMBER,  ENGLAND. -- Just  one  platform,  trains  to  Grimsby.

BARTON ON HUMBER, ENGLAND. -- Just one platform, trains to Grimsby.

GRIMSBY ENGLAND.  --Station called Grimsby  Town  ,  like  the  football  team

GRIMSBY ENGLAND. --Station called Grimsby Town , like the football team

LINCOLN ENGLAND.- Old-Station  forecourt.

LINCOLN ENGLAND.- Old-Station forecourt.

HULL  ENGLAND.--Interchange,  bus  and  train.

HULL ENGLAND.--Interchange, bus and train.

BETWS-Y-COED,  WALES,--  Station  front.--Tourist  shops.

BETWS-Y-COED, WALES,-- Station front.--Tourist shops.

BETWS-Y-COED,  WALES.  Station  platform, on  the  other  side  is  a  small  railway  museum.

BETWS-Y-COED, WALES. Station platform, on the other side is a small railway museum.

ABERYSTWYTH,   WALES. --At  the  far  end  of  platform is  Vale  of  Rheidol railway  station.

ABERYSTWYTH, WALES. --At the far end of platform is Vale of Rheidol railway station.

PORTHMADOC  WALES.-- 3 heritage  railways,  -  Festiniog  13.5  miles track..--Welsh  Highland  25  miles  to  Caernarfon.  --Welsh  Highland  Heritage  halh  mile.

PORTHMADOC WALES.-- 3 heritage railways, - Festiniog 13.5 miles track..--Welsh Highland 25 miles to Caernarfon. --Welsh Highland Heritage halh mile.

PORTMADOC  WALES..--Heritage  train  for Carnarfon.

PORTMADOC WALES..--Heritage train for Carnarfon.

DEVIL'S     BRIDGE.  Wales.    --  On Vale  of  Rheidol  railway.   Sign  in  English  and  Welsh.

DEVIL'S BRIDGE. Wales. -- On Vale of Rheidol railway. Sign in English and Welsh.

DEVIL'S BRIDGE  WALES. --  Heritage  train .

DEVIL'S BRIDGE WALES. -- Heritage train .

KNARESBOROUGH ENGLAND.=Unmaned station.

KNARESBOROUGH ENGLAND.=Unmaned station.

YORK  ENGLAND.-- Station  as  a  lovely  curve.--York  is  approx.halfway  between  London  and  Edinburgh on  East  coast  main  line.

YORK ENGLAND.-- Station as a lovely curve.--York is approx.halfway between London and Edinburgh on East coast main line.

YORK  ENGLAND.--  Built  in  1877..--Iron  and  Glass  roof.

YORK ENGLAND.-- Built in 1877..--Iron and Glass roof.

YORK  ENGLAND.  Train at  outside  platform

YORK ENGLAND. Train at outside platform

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY,  --Keleti  station.---- Trains  to  Vienna,  Bratislava,  Krakow  etc.

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, --Keleti station.---- Trains to Vienna, Bratislava, Krakow etc.

BUDAPEST.  HUNGARY, --  Keleti  station.

BUDAPEST. HUNGARY, -- Keleti station.

SIGHISOARA  ROMANIA.  ----Transylvania region.

SIGHISOARA ROMANIA. ----Transylvania region.

SIBIU  ROMANIA, --  Timetable in  Sibiu  station. --  275 km  north-west of  Bucharest.

SIBIU ROMANIA, -- Timetable in Sibiu station. -- 275 km north-west of Bucharest.

ROMANIA,  Old  carriage  steps.

ROMANIA, Old carriage steps.

ST.IVES  ENGLAND.  End  of  branch  line with  one  platform.

ST.IVES ENGLAND. End of branch line with one platform.

TRAIN SPOTTER. !

TRAIN SPOTTER. !

DOMODOSSOLA---Can still  see  the  view  between the  railway  wires.

DOMODOSSOLA---Can still see the view between the railway wires.

SWITZERLAND  TRAIN  ROUTES.

SWITZERLAND TRAIN ROUTES.

LOCARNO, SWITZERLAND--   Arrived  after  a  blizzard.

LOCARNO, SWITZERLAND-- Arrived after a blizzard.

LOCARNO.  SWITZERLAND. -- Entrance  to  platform  on  snowy  day.

LOCARNO. SWITZERLAND. -- Entrance to platform on snowy day.

VISP,  SWITZERLAND.  --Handy place  to  stay  for  Zermatt,

VISP, SWITZERLAND. --Handy place to stay for Zermatt,

0fde4d50-a216-11ec-a0c5-eb2a74a8d261.JPGZERMATT  SWITZERLAND--

ZERMATT SWITZERLAND--

ZERMATT  SWITZERLAND.

ZERMATT SWITZERLAND.

ZERMATT,  SWITZERLAND.  --  Station for  Gornergrat summitt,  With  great  view of  the  Matterhorn.

ZERMATT, SWITZERLAND. -- Station for Gornergrat summitt, With great view of the Matterhorn.

NIEDERSCHERLI,  SWITZERLAND,  -- Tiny  station on  busy  route.

NIEDERSCHERLI, SWITZERLAND, -- Tiny station on busy route.

BERN,  SWITZERLAND.--8  platforms.

BERN, SWITZERLAND.--8 platforms.

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