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Old December 5th, 2012, 01:11 AM   #1
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MISC | Recreational Rapid Transit Stations

I'd like to learn of other metro stations to which their sole purpose is for recreational activities. Here's Montreal's station inside Jean Drapeau Park on St. Helen's Island in the middle of the St. Lawrence River:

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Old December 5th, 2012, 02:32 AM   #2
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Hong Kong MTR has a dedicated Disney line, Shanghai Metro Line 2 will have a Disneyland station. Shanghai Metro Line 13 has the Expo Ave station inside the 2010 Shanghai Expo park, Line 8 China Art Palace station is also in the same area almost dedicated to China Art Palace (World Expo China Pavilion) and Mercedes-Benz Arena.
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Old December 5th, 2012, 11:43 AM   #3
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From time to time there's ideas put forth to open Stockholm's ghost subway station, Kymlinge. The station is half-finished (i.e. the concrete shell and platform is done) since the plan was to build a suburb there when they built the line. The suburb was canceled due to pressure from environmentalists but the subway still goes through there (to get to three suburbs further out).
Not gonna happen tho, would cost way to much and add too much commute-time to a lot of people.
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The whole Walt Disney World Monorail is for recreational purposes. Though, I sense that is not exactly what you mean. Although, it has 6 stations and a daily ridership of 250,000 so it carries as many people as many public systems.
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Old December 5th, 2012, 05:44 PM   #5
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The Netherlands have a couple stations that serve some big stadia, and are open only when there are games.

This is the one for Rotterdam
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