train shed


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train shed

- A large structure sheltering tracks and platforms of a railroad station.
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Beneath the train shed is a brick undercroft with intersecting tunnel vaults which used to support six platforms above street level.
The street facade, concourse, train shed and curved tracks offer some of the finest views in British architecture.
The new Bala Town Station would have retail and catering facilities with office and volunteer accommodation and a covered train shed will provide secure overnight storage for the passenger rolling stock.
For this is the northwestern part of the existing train shed in the project "SBB Olten, 3x150m demolished and rebuilt.
Before the mill becomes rubble, Veldman is eyeballing the possible preservation of an architecturally significant train shed built in 1914.
The show will be held at Union Station Train Shed in Montgomery, AL on Friday, November 27th.
The sky-filling visuals may not have quite the same blaze in Britain's greatest converted train shed, but they'll have you dancing like the first time you saw Kylie's Locomotion.
Built over the station's tracks and flooding natural light over the concourse, it held the global title for 14 years until London's St Pancras Station opened in 1868 and its arched Barlow train shed roof usurped it.
The second section of the museum located in the former train shed houses various locomotives and rolling stock from diverse origins, including a 1932 French Micheline diesel locomotive, a 1923 Baldwin steam locomotive for 600 mm gauge, which ran on the Ge-Bi-Shi line (Gejiu-Bisezhai-Shiping) until 1991, and a German-made tourist passenger car, used from 1966 to 2006 in Myanmar and offered by Myanmar Railways to the Ministry of Railways of China as a diplomatic gift.
This magnificent train shed once thrilled to the stirring sight, sound and smell of LMS "Jubilee" Class 4-6-0s steaming out on their long journey to London St Pancras via Matlock, Derby and Leicester.
But comparison between the honest expression of the one with the elaborate front of the other was unfair, for whereas at King's Cross the railway company's hotel was a detached building on one side, at St Pancras the hotel--that gothic masterpiece by George Gilbert Scott (1811-78)--was sited in the obvious place, right in front of the great train shed by William Barlow (1812-1902).