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Old January 14th, 2010, 08:53 PM   #661
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Thank you for your question,the date 2011 refer to announce of Ministry for infrastracture,that whole reilway station will be complete ,money is guaranteed by state budget(loan),also City of Belgrade finace platform 5.and 6. wich from the ehd of summer going to be on function for Regional Metro (S-Bahn)we hope that this faraonic project is come to an happy end
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Old January 15th, 2010, 03:27 PM   #662
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afaik also the Russian loan will be spent on this purpose?

I do hipe the project will be completed on time! Does anyone have some pics of the current stage?
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Old January 15th, 2010, 09:58 PM   #663
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Bringing the counting to the last page:

Quote:
Originally Posted by Grunnen View Post
Updated list:

Largest Stations:

30 platforms or more (12)

53: New York Grand Central
48: Paris Nord
39: München Hauptbahnhof
38: Paris Saint Lazare
36: London Waterloo
36: Paris Est
36: Paris Montparnasse
33: Osaka/Umeda (Osaka)
33: Tokyo Shinjuku
32: Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof
30: Chicago Union Station
30: Tokyo Station

25-29 Platforms (12 Stations)

29: Milano Porta Romana
29: Moscow Leningradskiy / Yaroslavskiy and Kalanchevskaya
29: Paris Austerlitz
28: Buenos Aires Retiro
27: Madrid Atocha
26: Leipzig Hbf (Germany)
26: London Kings Cross/St.Pancras
26: Paris Lyon
26: Tokyo Ikebukuro
26: Zürich Hauptbahnhof
25: Sydney Central
25: Tokyo Ueno

20-25 Platforms (17 Stations):

24: Beijing South
24: Cape Town (South Africa)
24: Kyoto
24: London Euston
24: Madrid Chamartín
24: Milano Stazione Centrale
24: Osaka Tennoji
23: Calcutta Howrah
23: London Victoria
22: Brussels South
22: London Liverpool Street
22: Omiya (Saitama)
22: Washington DC Union Station
21: New York Penn Station
21: Tokyo Shinagawa
20: Buenos Aires Constitucion
20: London Paddington
20: Milano Porta Garibaldi

15-19 Platforms (36 Stations)

19: Budapest Nyugati Pályaudvar (Hungary)
19: Helsinki Central
19: London Bridge (London)
19: Lyon Perrache
19: Oslo Central
19: Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
18: Basel SBB & Basel SNCF
18: Beijing West
18: Edinburgh Waverley (Scotland, UK)
18: Marseilles Saint Charles (France)
17: Buenos Aires Once
17: Dortmund Hbf (Germany)
17: Hoboken Terminal (NJ/USA)
17: Leeds City (UK)
17: Moscow Kazanskiy
17: Napoli Centrale (Italy)
17: Shin-Osaka (Osaka)
17: Yokohama
16: Bern Central
16: Calcutta Sealdah
16: Dresden Hauptbahnhof
16: Durban (South Africa)
16: Düsseldorf Hbf (Germany)
16: Glasgow Central (Scotland, UK)
16: Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
16: Lille Flandres
16: London Charing Cross/Embankment
15: London Stratford
16: New Delhi
16: New York Atlantic Terminal
16: Ogilvie (Chicago)
16: Sendai
15: Brussels Schaerbeek (Belgium)
15: Melbourne Southern Cross
15: Moscow Kurskiy
15: Porto Campanhã (Portugal)
15: Rotterdam Centraal (Netherlands)

10-14 Platforms (62 Stations)

14: Antwerpen Centraal Station (Belgium)
14: Barcelona Estacio de França (Spain)
14: Beijing Central
14: Berlin Lehrter Hauptbahnhof
14: Chiba
14: Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof (Germany)
14: Luzern (terminal)
14: Manchester Piccadilly
14: Gare Centrale de Montréal (Canada)
14: München Ostbahnhof
14: Odawara (Japan)
14: Philadelphia 30th Street Station (PA/US)
14: Tokyo Kita-senju
14: Tokyo Shibuya
14: Tokyo Shimbashi
14: Utrecht Centraal (Netherlands)
14: Toronto Union Station (Canada)
13: Greco-Bicocca (Milan)
13: Flinders Street Station (Melbourne)
13: Amsterdam Centraal
13: Essen Hbf (Germany)
13: Halle (Saale) Hbf (Germany)
13: Budapest Keleti Pályaudvar (Hungary)
12: Barcelona Sants (Spain)
12: Birmingham New Street (UK)
12: Brussels North
12: Budapest Déli Pályaudvar (Hungary)
12: Chicago Millenium
12: Den Haag Centraal
12: Duisburg Hbf (Germany)
12: Hamburg-Altona (Germany)
12: Lyon Part Dieu (France)
12: Moscow Kievskiy
12: Nagoya Kanayama (Japan)
12: Newcastle (UK)
12: Reading (UK)
12: Seville Santa Justa (Spain)
12: Yokohama Ofuna
11: Beijing North
11: Berlin Ostbahnhof
11: Cape Town Bellville (South-Africa)
11: Darmstadt Hbf (Germany)
11: Frankfurt Südbahnhof
11: Köln Hbf
11: Milano Porta Genova
11: Moscow Paveletskiy
11: Moscow Belarusskiy
11: Nürnberg Hbf
11: Secunderabad (India)
10: Amsterdam Sloterdijk
10: Antwerpen Berchem (Belgium)
10: Bangalore (India)
10: Berlin Nordkreuz/Gesundbrunnen
10: Brisbane Roma St
10: Buenos Aires Federico Lacroze
10: Köln Messe/Deutz
10: London Moorgate
10: Ludwigshafen (Rhein) Hbf (Germany)
10: Madrid Principe Pío
10: Milano Cadorna F.N.M.
10: Olten (Switerland)
10: Tokyo Iidabashi

City Totals for Main Terminii

213: Paris (France)
202: London (UK)
190: Tokyo (Japan)
97: Milan (Italy)
95: Moscow (Russia)
89: New York (USA)
75: Buenos Aires (Argentina)
74: Osaka (Japan)
67: Beijing (China)
61: Madrid (Spain)
58: Chicago (USA)
53: Munich (Germany)
49: Brussels (Belgium)
44: Budapest (Hungary)
43: Frankfurt (Germany)
43: Nagoya (Japan)
39: Calcutta (Kolkutta) (India)
35: Berlin (Germany)
35: Cape Town (South Africa)
35: Lisboa (Portugal , +13 metro)
31: Lyon (France)
29: Yokohama (Japan)
28: Barcelona (Spain)
28: Hamburg (Germany)
28: Melbourne (Australia)
26: Leipzig (Germany)
26: Zürich (Switzerland)
25: Glasgow (Scotland, UK)
25: Sydney (Australia)
24: Antwerpen (Belgium)
23: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
22: Washington DC (USA)
21: Köln (Cologne) (Germany)
21: Porto (Portugal +4 metro/LRT)
19: Helsinki (Finland)
19: Oslo (Norway)
19: Stuttgart (Germany)
18: Basel (Switzerland)
18: Edinburgh (Scotland, UK)
18: Marseilles (France)
17: Dortmund (Germany)
17: Hoboken (NJ/USA)
17: Leeds (UK)
17: Napoli (Italy)
16: Bern (Switzerland)
16: Dresden (Germany)
16: Durban (South Africa)
16: Düsseldorf (Germany)
16: Lille (France)
16: New Delhi (India)
15: Rotterdam (Netherlands)
14: Chiba (Japan)
14: Karlsruhe (Germany)
14: Luzern (Switzerland)
14: Manchester (UK)
14: Montréal (Canada)
14: Odawara (Japan)
14: Toronto (Canada)
14: Utrecht (Netherlands)
13: Essen (Germany)
13: Halle (Germany)
12: Birmingham (UK)
12: Den Haag (The Hague) (Netherlands)
12: Duisburg (Germany)
12: Nagoya (Japan)
12: Newcastle (UK)
12: Reading (UK)
12: Seville (Spain)
12: Yokohama (Japan)
11: Darmstadt (Germany)
11: Nürnberg (Nurenberg)
11: Secunderabad (India)
10: Bangalore (India)
10: Brisbane (Australia)
10: Ludwigshafen (Germany)
10: Olten (Switzerland)

Notes:
- Newark station not included - station too small without PATH/Subway)
- Hoboken station not included - how many platforms does it have exactly?)
- New Delhi included with 16 platforms - how many platforms does it have exactly? What is this with Old Delhi station?
- Barcelona Sants was twice on the list - kept entry with 12 platforms, removed entry with 14 platforms. But what is the correct number?
- Subtracted subway platforms from NY Penn Station.
Edited info in RED:

21: Porto (Portugal) number of platforms = 15 campanha station (+2 metro/light rail) + 6 (or still 8?) São bento station (+2 metro/light rail) no metro/tram platforms counted)
- reduced São Bento from 8 to 6 ... I think they removed the acess to the 2 outer platforms

35 Lisboa = 8 Oriente st.(+2 metro) + 7 Cais sodre st. (+3 metro + 3 FERRY + 2 light rail not counted) + 5 rossio (+2 metro not counted) + 3 Alcantara + 6 Santa Apolonia (+2 non passenger +2 metro not counted) + 6 Entrecampos (+2 metro not counted)

Only "platforms" in mainline passenger service counted and we get 35 platforms in total distributed among 5 terminal/Main stations.


Aditionally ... there are a lot of places still missing there ...

And I still feel that we should count the METRO/SUBWAY platforms ... in most places they are just regular railway services anyway.
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Old January 16th, 2010, 04:57 PM   #664
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there are definetly lots of stations missing from the list, but it would take so long to make a complete list
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Old January 16th, 2010, 09:39 PM   #665
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Grunnen View Post
Updated list:

Largest Stations:

30 platforms or more (12)

53: New York Grand Central
48: Paris Nord
39: München Hauptbahnhof
38: Paris Saint Lazare
36: London Waterloo
36: Paris Est
36: Paris Montparnasse
33: Osaka/Umeda (Osaka)
33: Tokyo Shinjuku
32: Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof
30: Chicago Union Station
30: Tokyo Station

25-29 Platforms (13 Stations)

29: Milano Porta Romana
29: Moscow Leningradskiy / Yaroslavskiy and Kalanchevskaya
29: Paris Austerlitz
29: Roma Termini
28: Buenos Aires Retiro
27: Madrid Atocha
26: Leipzig Hbf (Germany)
26: London Kings Cross/St.Pancras
26: Paris Lyon
26: Tokyo Ikebukuro
26: Zürich Hauptbahnhof
25: Sydney Central
25: Tokyo Ueno

20-25 Platforms (17 Stations):

24: Beijing South
24: Cape Town (South Africa)
24: Kyoto
24: London Euston
24: Madrid Chamartín
24: Milano Stazione Centrale
24: Osaka Tennoji
23: Calcutta Howrah
23: London Victoria
22: Brussels South
22: London Liverpool Street
22: Omiya (Saitama)
22: Washington DC Union Station
21: New York Penn Station
21: Tokyo Shinagawa
20: Buenos Aires Constitucion
20: London Paddington
20: Milano Porta Garibaldi

15-19 Platforms (36 Stations)

19: Budapest Nyugati Pályaudvar (Hungary)
19: Helsinki Central
19: London Bridge (London)
19: Lyon Perrache
19: Oslo Central
19: Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
18: Basel SBB & Basel SNCF
18: Beijing West
18: Edinburgh Waverley (Scotland, UK)
18: Marseilles Saint Charles (France)
17: Buenos Aires Once
17: Dortmund Hbf (Germany)
17: Hoboken Terminal (NJ/USA)
17: Leeds City (UK)
17: Moscow Kazanskiy
17: Napoli Centrale (Italy)
17: Shin-Osaka (Osaka)
17: Yokohama
16: Bern Central
16: Calcutta Sealdah
16: Dresden Hauptbahnhof
16: Durban (South Africa)
16: Düsseldorf Hbf (Germany)
16: Glasgow Central (Scotland, UK)
16: Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
16: Lille Flandres
16: London Charing Cross/Embankment
15: London Stratford
16: New Delhi
16: New York Atlantic Terminal
16: Ogilvie (Chicago)
16: Sendai
15: Brussels Schaerbeek (Belgium)
15: Melbourne Southern Cross
15: Moscow Kurskiy
15: Porto Campanhã (Portugal)
15: Rotterdam Centraal (Netherlands)

10-14 Platforms (62 Stations)

14: Antwerpen Centraal Station (Belgium)
14: Barcelona Estacio de França (Spain)
14: Beijing Central
14: Berlin Lehrter Hauptbahnhof
14: Chiba
14: Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof (Germany)
14: Luzern (terminal)
14: Manchester Piccadilly
14: Gare Centrale de Montréal (Canada)
14: München Ostbahnhof
14: Odawara (Japan)
14: Philadelphia 30th Street Station (PA/US)
14: Tokyo Kita-senju
14: Tokyo Shibuya
14: Tokyo Shimbashi
14: Utrecht Centraal (Netherlands)
14: Toronto Union Station (Canada)
13: Greco-Bicocca (Milan)
13: Flinders Street Station (Melbourne)
13: Amsterdam Centraal
13: Essen Hbf (Germany)
13: Halle (Saale) Hbf (Germany)
13: Budapest Keleti Pályaudvar (Hungary)
12: Barcelona Sants (Spain)
12: Birmingham New Street (UK)
12: Brussels North
12: Budapest Déli Pályaudvar (Hungary)
12: Chicago Millenium
12: Den Haag Centraal
12: Duisburg Hbf (Germany)
12: Hamburg-Altona (Germany)
12: Lyon Part Dieu (France)
12: Moscow Kievskiy
12: Nagoya Kanayama (Japan)
12: Newcastle (UK)
12: Reading (UK)
12: Seville Santa Justa (Spain)
12: Yokohama Ofuna
11: Beijing North
11: Berlin Ostbahnhof
11: Cape Town Bellville (South-Africa)
11: Darmstadt Hbf (Germany)
11: Frankfurt Südbahnhof
11: Köln Hbf
11: Milano Porta Genova
11: Moscow Paveletskiy
11: Moscow Belarusskiy
11: Nürnberg Hbf
11: Secunderabad (India)
10: Amsterdam Sloterdijk
10: Antwerpen Berchem (Belgium)
10: Bangalore (India)
10: Berlin Nordkreuz/Gesundbrunnen
10: Brisbane Roma St
10: Buenos Aires Federico Lacroze
10: Köln Messe/Deutz
10: London Moorgate
10: Ludwigshafen (Rhein) Hbf (Germany)
10: Madrid Principe Pío
10: Milano Cadorna F.N.M.
10: Olten (Switerland)
10: Tokyo Iidabashi

City Totals for Main Terminii

213: Paris (France)
202: London (UK)
190: Tokyo (Japan)
97: Milan (Italy)
95: Moscow (Russia)
89: New York (USA)
75: Buenos Aires (Argentina)
74: Osaka (Japan)
67: Beijing (China)
61: Madrid (Spain)
58: Chicago (USA)
53: Munich (Germany)
49: Brussels (Belgium)
44: Budapest (Hungary)
43: Frankfurt (Germany)
43: Nagoya (Japan)
39: Calcutta (Kolkutta) (India)
35: Berlin (Germany)
35: Cape Town (South Africa)
31: Lyon (France)
29: Yokohama (Japan)
28: Barcelona (Spain)
28: Hamburg (Germany)
28: Melbourne (Australia)
26: Leipzig (Germany)
26: Zürich (Switzerland)
25: Glasgow (Scotland, UK)
25: Sydney (Australia)
24: Antwerpen (Belgium)
23: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
22: Washington DC (USA)
21: Köln (Cologne) (Germany)
19: Helsinki (Finland)
19: Oslo (Norway)
19: Stuttgart (Germany)
18: Basel (Switzerland)
18: Edinburgh (Scotland, UK)
18: Marseilles (France)
17: Dortmund (Germany)
17: Hoboken (NJ/USA)
17: Leeds (UK)
17: Napoli (Italy)
16: Bern (Switzerland)
16: Dresden (Germany)
16: Durban (South Africa)
16: Düsseldorf (Germany)
16: Lille (France)
16: New Delhi (India)
15: Porto (Portugal)
15: Rotterdam (Netherlands)
14: Chiba (Japan)
14: Karlsruhe (Germany)
14: Luzern (Switzerland)
14: Manchester (UK)
14: Montréal (Canada)
14: Odawara (Japan)
14: Toronto (Canada)
14: Utrecht (Netherlands)
13: Essen (Germany)
13: Halle (Germany)
12: Birmingham (UK)
12: Den Haag (The Hague) (Netherlands)
12: Duisburg (Germany)
12: Nagoya (Japan)
12: Newcastle (UK)
12: Reading (UK)
12: Seville (Spain)
12: Yokohama (Japan)
11: Darmstadt (Germany)
11: Nürnberg (Nurenberg)
11: Secunderabad (India)
10: Bangalore (India)
10: Brisbane (Australia)
10: Ludwigshafen (Germany)
10: Olten (Switzerland)

Notes:
- Newark station not included - station too small without PATH/Subway)
- Hoboken station not included - how many platforms does it have exactly?)
- New Delhi included with 16 platforms - how many platforms does it have exactly? What is this with Old Delhi station?
- Barcelona Sants was twice on the list - kept entry with 12 platforms, removed entry with 14 platforms. But what is the correct number?
- Subtracted subway platforms from NY Penn Station.
Roma Termini, for example...
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Sydney's Central Station.


(Picture originally posted by Fabian in the Ozscrapers Forum)

And the gigantic old flip-board, that's no kept in the Sydney Powerhouse Museum.

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Old January 18th, 2010, 11:45 PM   #667
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sotavento View Post
Bringing the counting from the last page:

Edited info in RED:

City Totals for Main Terminii

213: Paris (France)
202: London (UK)
190: Tokyo (Japan)
97: Milan (Italy)
95: Moscow (Russia)
89: New York (USA)
75: Buenos Aires (Argentina)
74: Osaka (Japan)
67: Beijing (China)
61: Madrid (Spain)
58: Chicago (USA)
53: Munich (Germany)
49: Brussels (Belgium)
44: Budapest (Hungary)
43: Frankfurt (Germany)
43: Nagoya (Japan)
39: Calcutta (Kolkutta) (India)
35: Berlin (Germany)
35: Cape Town (South Africa)
35: Lisboa (Portugal , +13 metro)
31: Lyon (France)
29: Yokohama (Japan)
28: Barcelona (Spain)
28: Hamburg (Germany)
28: Melbourne (Australia)
26: Leipzig (Germany)
26: Zürich (Switzerland)
25: Glasgow (Scotland, UK)
25: Sydney (Australia)
24: Antwerpen (Belgium)
23: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
22: Washington DC (USA)
21: Köln (Cologne) (Germany)
21: Porto (Portugal +4 metro/LRT)
19: Helsinki (Finland)
19: Oslo (Norway)
19: Stuttgart (Germany)
18: Basel (Switzerland)
18: Edinburgh (Scotland, UK)
18: Birmingham (UK)
18: Marseilles (France)
17: Dortmund (Germany)
17: Hoboken (NJ/USA)
17: Leeds (UK)
17: Napoli (Italy)
16: Bern (Switzerland)
16: Dresden (Germany)
16: Durban (South Africa)
16: Düsseldorf (Germany)
16: Lille (France)
16: New Delhi (India)
15: Rotterdam (Netherlands)
14: Chiba (Japan)
14: Karlsruhe (Germany)
14: Luzern (Switzerland)
14: Manchester (UK)
14: Montréal (Canada)
14: Odawara (Japan)
14: Toronto (Canada)
14: Utrecht (Netherlands)
13: Essen (Germany)
13: Halle (Germany)
12: Den Haag (The Hague) (Netherlands)
12: Duisburg (Germany)
12: Nagoya (Japan)
12: Newcastle (UK)
12: Reading (UK)
12: Seville (Spain)
12: Yokohama (Japan)
11: Darmstadt (Germany)
11: Nürnberg (Nurenberg)
11: Secunderabad (India)
10: Bangalore (India)
10: Brisbane (Australia)
10: Ludwigshafen (Germany)
10: Olten (Switzerland)
Birmingham City Centre actually has currently 18 main intercity platforms not 12 (obviously excluding metro, with New Street 13, Snow Hill 3, Moor Street 2 soon to become 4, there are actually five city centre stations but only three are intercity/national)

If Birmingham Grand Central gets the go-ahead and Moor Street becomes part of Birmingham Grand Central, the city will have 29 national platforms within the next ten years (New Street 13, Snow Hill 6, Grand Central ~10).

http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...=929492&page=4
http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1017523

Just wondering with some of the other cities, is that including local/regional rail? If so it would give London a ridiculous number of platforms and UK cities like Birmingham and Liverpool a lot more too
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Bucharest main station, Gara de Nord (North Train Station) has 14 lines and 8 platforms, but I presume you are counting lines, since Newcastle's Central Station does not have more lines than Bucharest.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gara_de_Nord
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Bucharest main station, Gara de Nord (North Train Station) has 14 lines and 8 platforms, but I presume you are counting lines, since Newcastle's Central Station does not have more lines than Bucharest.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gara_de_Nord
I'm not sure about that comment Andrei, It should be noted I've not been to Newcastle but it supposedly does have 12 platforms.
http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/NCL.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newcastle_railway_station

I was under the impression it was actual physical platforms and not lines.
Counting lines would be silly, as London would run into almost a thousand

In term's of busiest (this thread) I'm under the impression Clapham Common, London is the busiest train station in Europe, and Shinjuku Station, Tokyo is the world's busiest station.
I'm sure sooner or later China will get in there with the World's Largest :-)
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Bucharest main station, Gara de Nord (North Train Station) has 14 lines and 8 platforms, but I presume you are counting lines, since Newcastle's Central Station does not have more lines than Bucharest.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gara_de_Nord
By platforms they mean the sides of each platform adjacent to the railway tracks ... so Nord has not 8 but 14 platforms.

2 platforms in each extremity
12 (6x2) platforms in the intermediate piers.



heres a picture:
http://www.railfaneurope.net/pix/ro/...s/Buc_Nord.jpg
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Using Google satellite pics, Shanghai central and Shanghai South both have got 6 physical platforms and it looks like they're all island platforms so I assume that Shanghai has got a combined total of 24 (there's a large chance I'm wrong, though). Hongqiao station is opening this year, and apparently it's really big, so I assume the number will increase quite a bit.
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Guangzhou South Railway Station is so impressive
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Old January 20th, 2010, 10:09 AM   #673
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City Totals for Main Terminii

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213: Paris (France)
202: London (UK)
190: Tokyo (Japan)
150: Rome (Italy)
120: Milan (Italy)

95: Moscow (Russia)
89: New York (USA)
75: Buenos Aires (Argentina)
74: Osaka (Japan)
67: Beijing (China)
61: Madrid (Spain)
58: Chicago (USA)
53: Munich (Germany)
49: Brussels (Belgium)
44: Budapest (Hungary)
43: Frankfurt (Germany)
43: Nagoya (Japan)
39: Calcutta (Kolkutta) (India)
35: Berlin (Germany)
35: Cape Town (South Africa)
35: Lisboa (Portugal , +13 metro)
31: Lyon (France)
29: Yokohama (Japan)
28: Barcelona (Spain)
28: Hamburg (Germany)
28: Melbourne (Australia)
26: Leipzig (Germany)
26: Zürich (Switzerland)
25: Glasgow (Scotland, UK)
25: Sydney (Australia)
24: Antwerpen (Belgium)
23: Amsterdam (Netherlands)
22: Washington DC (USA)
21: Köln (Cologne) (Germany)
21: Porto (Portugal +4 metro/LRT)
19: Helsinki (Finland)
19: Oslo (Norway)
19: Stuttgart (Germany)
18: Basel (Switzerland)
18: Edinburgh (Scotland, UK)
18: Birmingham (UK)
18: Marseilles (France)
17: Dortmund (Germany)
17: Hoboken (NJ/USA)
17: Leeds (UK)
17: Napoli (Italy)
16: Bern (Switzerland)
16: Dresden (Germany)
16: Durban (South Africa)
16: Düsseldorf (Germany)
16: Lille (France)
16: New Delhi (India)
15: Rotterdam (Netherlands)
14: Chiba (Japan)
14: Karlsruhe (Germany)
14: Luzern (Switzerland)
14: Manchester (UK)
14: Montréal (Canada)
14: Odawara (Japan)
14: Toronto (Canada)
14: Utrecht (Netherlands)
13: Essen (Germany)
13: Halle (Germany)
12: Den Haag (The Hague) (Netherlands)
12: Duisburg (Germany)
12: Nagoya (Japan)
12: Newcastle (UK)
12: Reading (UK)
12: Seville (Spain)
12: Yokohama (Japan)
11: Darmstadt (Germany)
11: Nürnberg (Nurenberg)
11: Secunderabad (India)
10: Bangalore (India)
10: Brisbane (Australia)
10: Ludwigshafen (Germany)
10: Olten (Switzerland)
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Old January 24th, 2010, 05:39 AM   #674
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City Totals for Main Terminii
ROME = 41 (29+12) ???
Roma Termini = 29 platforms
Roma Ostiense = 15 platforms ... is it a terminal or main hub of any services ???
Roma Porta San Paolo = 6 platforms (terminal comuter station?)
Roma Tiburtina = 12 platforms under redevelopmentto receive trought-running HSR ???

NAPLES = 25
Napoli Centrale = 25 platforms

SALERNO = 10 platforms

Bologna Centrale = 20 tracks

GENOVA = 29
Genova Brignole = 9 platforms
Genova Piazza Principe = 20 platforms

MILAN
Milano Cadorna = 10 platforms (comuter terminus ? FNM main station ?)
Milano Centrale = 24 platforms
Milano Rogoredo = 13
Milano Lambrate = 12 platforms (comuter station ?)
Milano Porta Garibaldi = 20 platforms
Milano Certosa = 7 platforms (simply a large outer comuter station ???)

TURIN = 26 (there seems to be more)
Torino Porta Nuova = 20 platforms
Torino Porta Susa sotterranea = 6 platforms

Palermo Centrale = 10 platforms

Pisa Centrale = 12 platforms

FIRENZE = 37
Firenze Campo di Marte = 9 platforms
Firenze Rifredi = 9 platforms
Firenze Santa Maria Novella = 19 platforms


Someone (not me) will ahve a hardtime updatingthe listings.
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Old January 24th, 2010, 10:08 AM   #675
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Manchester Piccadilly has 14 platforms +2 Metrolink platforms, Manchester Victoria has (in service) 8 platforms + 2 metrolink platforms. The 6 through platforms can be used as A and B platforms for two different trains but this is rarely done at moment, 1 metrolink platform isnt in use as well because its under a leak in the roof. The station was at its peak in 1909 when it had 19 platforms and continental routes.
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Old January 24th, 2010, 11:42 AM   #676
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ROME = 41 (29+12) ???
Roma Termini = 29 platforms

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The totals for Milano and Roma refers respectively to Centrale and Termini stations only.
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Old January 26th, 2010, 03:13 AM   #677
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The totals for Milano and Roma refers respectively to Centrale and Termini stations only.
that'swhy I'm asking this ... Ionly found those (browsing the italian wiki).


We need to get a propper meaning for termini and centrale stations ... and I don't even mean those counting the tube/subway/metro platforms ... some people are clearly leaving a lot of realestate unacounted while others are counting even counting the tram sidings(nevermind tram platforms).


Lisboa has 1x central (Entrecampos) , 1x International mainline (would be called central if it were not in the periphery of town) and 5 termini (2 are actually pass-thru but services terminate there) stations.
Our biggest station (the min station at Oriente) only packs 8 platforms preciselly because there is a termini station everywhere around the city.

Others just have Whatever Termini with 20 o more tracks (like most of the italian biggest cities) and no other mainstation.


Off-the-record: Numbers for Turin , Rome and Milano seem to be a little hard to decipher from the italian wiki.
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Old January 26th, 2010, 03:14 AM   #678
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Manchester Piccadilly has 14 platforms +2 Metrolink platforms, Manchester Victoria has (in service) 8 platforms + 2 metrolink platforms. The 6 through platforms can be used as A and B platforms for two different trains but this is rarely done at moment, 1 metrolink platform isnt in use as well because its under a leak in the roof. The station was at its peak in 1909 when it had 19 platforms and continental routes.
Add manchester airport to your counting ... don't forget that.
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Old January 26th, 2010, 06:01 AM   #679
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I thought this was only about terminals? Then Manchester has really only two, Victoria and Piccadilly in the centre. It does however have several smaller stations within walking distance of each other in the city centre too if you want to know of everything, Manchester Oxford Road 5, Deansgate 2 +2 Metrolink, Salford Central 2, Salford Crescent 2.

Manchester Airport is about 30 minutes from the centre and is 3 platforms terminal with two metrolink platforms by 2016. Piccadilly will also see a major capacity improvement as part of the Manchester Hub project with the report on proposals due this month, possibilities include making a resting bay open to passengers (Platform 0) for airport services running late and adding two more through platforms (15 and 16).
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Old January 26th, 2010, 06:28 AM   #680
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Last time Iwent to manchester I boarded a transpenine train Train bound to ManchesterAirport rail station ... so I think that main line stations at the airports also count if they are located inside the city.


I only count:


Mainline central stations (doesn't matter if they are termini or otherwise, it's the main station seving the city and that's it)
Main interchange comuter stations ??? only if they are really THAT BIG
Terminal stations (even if they only serve comuter traffic)

Example (again I ramble about lisboa):

Entrecampos station is the main central station servig the city (somewhere between 150.000/200.000 daily passengers).
It sits in the midde of a 4 track section of the ring road (wich actually passes downtown and not in the outskirts of the city) and instead they placed 8 tracks (two of them are in a westward extension of the northern platforms) so we get this:

Western side:

passing mainline sinta-oriente (line 4)
stopping sintra-oriente line5 + platform5
[platforms 5/6]
stopping oriente-sintra line6 + platform6
passing mainline oriente-sintra (line3)
passing mainline campolide-oriente (line 2)
stopping campolide-oriente line7 (siding)
[empty space where an aditional platform could be erected]
stopping oriente-campolide line8 (siding)
passing mainline oriente-campolide (line1)

Eastern side:
passing mainline sinta-oriente (line 4) + platform4
[platforms 3/4]
passing mainline oriente-sintra (line3) + platform 3
passing mainline campolide-oriente (line 2) + platform 2
[platform 1/2]
passing mainline oriente-campolide (line1) + platform 1

both the sidings 7/8 and lines 5/6 have direct connections to the adjoining main linewith points at each side ... platforms 5/6 and 3/4 are connectedthru a 100m long passage an are not actually the same platform divided in half.

during rush hour theres always at least one train exiting or arriving at the station at any time ... frequencies are well under 1 minute ... and you can se as much comuter traffic as the nexttrain arriving in your platform could be a freighter or even a Pendolino/Intercity.

it would be a nightmare to route this traffic into a termini station ... one minute you get 3000 people trying to board an 8 car doubledeck commuter and the next train could be either a freighter , a 2 car DMU or the 7 car intercity that will take you into your calm weekend in granmas ... the next one is another 3000 souls comuter and even before your boarded your train most of them are already there.

If one would only take a look at the station itselfand overlook the numbersit would be certainly mistaken for a simple comuter station in the outer suburbia ... stations like this are replacing all other older multi platform stations everywhere nowadays.
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