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Old December 27th, 2007, 06:15 PM   #21
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Melbourne's newest station, Roxburgh Park. The station is actually more substantial than the other station which serves as the terminus for the extension of that line, which actually has an established passenger base and is actually staffed, yet only manages to look like a bus stop stuck to a shed.


originally posted by BroadGauge.

For a minor suburban station, it's quite a lot better than Laburnum station which was recently reconstructed as a new station after a nearby section of line was lowered by 8 metres:

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Yeah, most new stations are probably just small stations on existing lines that aren't that special at all. That big concrete lift shaft in the first photo doesn't actually have a lift inside, passengers who can't climb stairs have to climb the giant ramp. A large number of station ramps here were rebuilt because pretty much every station ramp has been deemed to be too steep by today's standards.
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Old January 7th, 2008, 07:14 AM   #22
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i got this quote from another thread but this is my quote of it

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i am wondering about this its sad to see that the united States well they don't build huge Railway Stations anymore its really sad to see that because it would have been awsome to invest once again to Rail Transport
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Old January 7th, 2008, 08:56 AM   #23
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It's just a simple commuter train station, but it's still something.

Fairfield Metro Center, in Fairfield, CT, US, on the Metro North. It will not only be a train station, but it will also have 4 office buildings, and a Hilton Hotel. This is the largest pic that I could find.

It's supposedly under construction, and will be completed in 2010.



There is also talk of building another new station, in West Haven.
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Old January 14th, 2008, 06:03 AM   #24
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anyone have renders of the atlanta and miami projects?
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Old January 14th, 2008, 08:39 AM   #25
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it's a huge shame they didn't choose SOM's Terminal, but i have to admit i do like this one.
http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...423046&page=21
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Old February 19th, 2008, 12:15 AM   #26
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In the Netherlands all (future) HSR stations are getting an enormous upgrade (Amsterdam, The hague, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Arnhem, Breda). Most spectacular is Rotterdam Central, because the old station is going to be demolished, and it wil get an entirely new terminal:

Old station (post war):


New station:




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Old February 19th, 2008, 06:21 AM   #27
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Metro de Maracaibo

Estación Padilla

Clip en 3D de lo que se propone para la Estación Padilla

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Old March 2nd, 2008, 08:07 AM   #28
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There are huge stations being built at Tianjin & Beijing west in China adressed elsewhere on this forum: & a pretty impressive remake at Antwerp, Belgium.

Also at Shanghai, China: not sure how far that's got ...
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Old March 5th, 2008, 05:29 AM   #29
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Cape Town Train Station

courtesy of Mo Rush

Cape Town Station: 2010 Revitalization









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Old March 5th, 2008, 05:30 AM   #30
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Sorry, I really don't like it. It has nothing to it really - it's very bland, very much unlike the South African nation as a rule.
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Old March 5th, 2008, 05:52 AM   #31
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l like Netherlands projects!
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Old March 5th, 2008, 11:21 AM   #32
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Cape Town station doesn't look that bad Svartmetall. It's not the greatest design, but it's far from bad. The brown is a bit overbearing, but over all it's very modern and sleek.
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Old March 6th, 2008, 11:46 AM   #33
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There are huge stations being built at Tianjin & Beijing west in China adressed elsewhere on this forum: & a pretty impressive remake at Antwerp, Belgium.

Also at Shanghai, China: not sure how far that's got ...
New traffic hub in Hongqiao, Shanghai is huge, maybe will be the biggest one in the world for a long time. It's a combination of a new airport termianl, Maglev terminal(10 platforms), Shanghai-Beijing HSR terminal(16 platforms), and 5 metro lines.

http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=542316


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Old March 6th, 2008, 10:38 PM   #34
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Minneapolis is building a new station. It is adjacent to the new Twins Baseball Stadium, and will have a light-rail platform at street level, and a commuter rail platform on the lower tracks. A 110-mph rail line to Duluth is also supposed to stop here in the future.

Saint Paul, 10 miles away, is refubising the old Union Depot that has been out of service since 1971. It is currently used as a mail room by the post office. It will feature Light Rail platforms, commuter platforms, and Amtrak intercity platforms. HSR to Chicago is proposed.

If the St. Paul Union Depot opens, the current Amtrak station will probably close. The Midway Amtrak station opened in 1971, and is located in an isolated industrial area. It is located halfway between Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
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Italy, Turin's new HSR "Porta Susa" Station

Works started in 2007.
[IMG]http://i25.************/qsukg5.jpg[/IMG]

Construction site pictures (end of december 2007, thanks to the Italian forumer delanoia)
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I don't know if I really like it or not... It should be finished in 2010.
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Cape Town station doesn't look that bad Svartmetall. It's not the greatest design, but it's far from bad. The brown is a bit overbearing, but over all it's very modern and sleek.
I agree with you Maels, by the way that's just renovations for 2010. The governmet is to spend billions of rands on that station to make it of an international transport interconnective mode.
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Old March 24th, 2008, 02:02 AM   #37
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Milwaukee's small Amtrak station has just recently been rennovated. It's shared with Greyhound now, and will also be used for the KRM commuter trains entering Milwaukee.

What it used to look like:



I've been in there many times. It looked worse in person.

What it looks like now:




It feels very airport like.

There are no businesses in it yet, just a few vending machines. They're trying to get some to move in.

I should also mention that the platform is still unchanged. That is in the planning stage. They didn't want to do it all at once.

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Old March 24th, 2008, 03:04 AM   #38
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wow your serious thats awesome thanks
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Old March 24th, 2008, 01:08 PM   #39
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The new station at Mechelen (Belgium) This is the oldest station in the world outside the UK. It was opened in 1935! It was the starting station of the first railroad on the European continent between Mechelen and Brussels. Off course the old building is long gone. Now a new station will be build in 2009:





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And off course the new station of Liège Guillemins by Calatrava, nearly completed:


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