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Old November 10th, 2009, 09:30 PM   #1
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Historical Train Stations

The densest railway system in the world belongs to Belgium. Belgium's oldest main line is that between Brussels and Malines, opened on May 5, 1835. This resulted in many architectural masterpieces, some examples:

Ostend, 1838:
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Essen, 1901:
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Sint-Joost-ten-Node (Brussels) ,1865:
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Laken (Brussels) ,1856:
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Watermaal-Bosvoorde (Brussels), 1884:
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Harelbeke,1896:


Elsene (Brussels), 1854:
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Schaarbeek (Brussels), 1913:
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Oostkamp, 1865:
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Ternat, 1856:
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Willebroek, 1914:


De Haan, 1902:


Opwijk, 1879:


Mechelen, 1913:
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Avelgem, 1924:
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Ronse, 1844:
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Oudenaarde, 1857:
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Moere, 1867:
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Diksmuide, 1923:
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Herne, 1867:
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Aalst, 1856:
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Jette (Brussels), 1856:
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Bissegem, 1853:
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Lier, 1861:


Leuven, 1875:
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Sint-Genesius-Rode (Brussels), 1873:
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Ghent, 1908:
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Arlon,1885:


Charleroi, 1858:


Chaudfontaine, 1843:


Bastogne, 1869:


De Panne, 1870:


Essen, 1854:


Geel, 1878:




Houyet, 1894:


Old station build by King Leopold II to access to his castle in Houyet:
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Kontich, 1836:


Mariembourg, 1854:


Mouscron, 1842:


Neerpelt, 1866:


Tournai, 1842:


Verviers, 1930:




Soignies, 1890:




Namur, 1843:


Trooz, 1843:


Antwerp, 1905:


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Old November 10th, 2009, 10:00 PM   #2
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Beautiful!
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Old November 10th, 2009, 10:07 PM   #3
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Valencia (Spain)

Modernist train station built between 1906 and 1917.















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Old November 11th, 2009, 09:58 AM   #4
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Toledo (Spain)

1919 train station, neo-mudejar style.







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Old November 11th, 2009, 09:07 PM   #5
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Antwerp is best in this thread
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Old November 11th, 2009, 10:40 PM   #6
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Katowice- Poland
Train Stations (1972)

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Old November 13th, 2009, 08:38 AM   #7
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Railway Stations.

I saw the photos and Some of the photos are not looking like the railway stations. Those are the amazing photos. I am not having any words for it.
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Old November 22nd, 2009, 09:40 PM   #8
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Train station of Veurne, Belgium, 1895:



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Old November 22nd, 2009, 09:45 PM   #9
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Station Châtelet, Belgium, 1843:



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Old November 22nd, 2009, 10:04 PM   #10
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Train station Turnhout, Belgium, 1896:



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Old November 22nd, 2009, 11:55 PM   #11
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Not too many in Toronto, but here's Union:





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Old November 25th, 2009, 07:57 PM   #12
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Ljubljana, Slovenia:



Celje, Slovenia:


Nova Gorica, Slovenia:
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Old November 25th, 2009, 08:40 PM   #13
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Haydarpaşa - İstanbul/Turkey 1906







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Old December 25th, 2009, 05:49 AM   #14
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Wow. Brickwork, ironwork, and towers are favorite features.
Some of these really show imagination and craftsmanship above the norm.

Interiors of a couple of these ought to be classed as national treasures.
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Old December 25th, 2009, 10:00 PM   #15
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Suceava-Burdujeni/Romania 1869

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Amazing location.

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melbourne's flinders st station
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Old December 28th, 2009, 02:42 PM   #18
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Paris

Gare du Nord


Gare de Lyon


Gare Saint-Lazare


Lyon

Gare de la Part-Dieu
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Old January 12th, 2010, 01:45 PM   #19
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Old January 21st, 2010, 10:09 AM   #20
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Train Stations

How do I find out if there are any train stations that would take me four hours away from a certian location.

Example: Moline to Aurora(In Illinois)
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