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Nagoya Station and JR Central Towers, Nagoya, Japan

February 28th, 2007 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Nagoya Station is a train station in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Japan. It is the world's largest train station by floor area (410,000 m²), and houses the headquarters of the Central Japan Railway Company (JR Tokai). Much of this space is located in the "JR Central Towers" atop the station, as well as in underground concourses. The current station complex was completed in 1999. Ridership was 1,120,000 people per day in 2004, making it the 6th busiest station in Japan.

The station is adjacent to Meitetsu Nagoya Station, the terminal of the Nagoya Railroad, and Kintetsu Nagoya Station, the terminal of the Kintetsu Nagoya Line.

[Source: Wikipedia]

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The Schwebebahn, Wuppertal, Germany

December 1st, 2006 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

The Schwebebahn in Wuppertal

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Pasila railway station, Helsinki, Finland

November 4th, 2006 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Pasila railway station is located in northern Helsinki, Finland, approximately 3.5 kilometres north of Helsinki Central railway station. It is the second busiest railway station in Finland, after Helsinki Central, and takes up a large part of the district of Pasila. The station was first opened in 1862.

Pasila station is used to ease the congestion on the city's central station by serving as an alternate point of departure or arrival within Helsinki. All trains, both long-distance and local, travelling to and from Helsinki stop at Pasila.

[Source: Wikipedia]

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Helsinki Central railway station, Helsinki, Finland

November 4th, 2006 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Helsinki Central railway station is a widely recognised landmark in central Helsinki, Finland, and the focal point of public transport in the Greater Helsinki area. It serves as the point of origin for all trains in the local VR commuter rail network, as well as for a large proportion of long-distance trains in Finland. The station also hosts the Rautatientori metro station, which is the busiest station of the Helsinki Metro.

The railway station is used by approximately 200,000 customers per day.

The station is mostly built out of Finnish granite, and its distinguishing features are its clock tower and the two pairs of statues holding the lamps on either side of the main entrance. The statues have recently been featured in some major advertising campaigns by Finland's government-owned railway operator VR.

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Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof, Karlsruhe, Germany

October 4th, 2006 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof - main railway station in Karlsruhe.

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A railway bridge with transporter bridge, Rendsburg, Germany

August 27th, 2006 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

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A railway bridge made of steel, 2500 m in length and 41 m in height, was constructed in 1913. Mounted on the railway bridge, the Kiel Canal is also traversed by a transporter bridge, one of only twenty ever built.

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Nadodrze Railway Station, Wroclaw, Poland

August 19th, 2006 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Nadodrze Railway Station in Wroclaw. Build in 1868.

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Place where european size rail tracks changes to russian size rail tracks, Poland

June 13th, 2006 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

This is a place, where european size rail tracks changes to russian size rail tracks. All trains chassises must be changed to fit size of rail tracks.

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