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train shed

- A large structure sheltering tracks and platforms of a railroad station.
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THE beautiful facade that once led into Exchange Station still survives - but the grand train sheds and structures behind have long disappeared.
There was a post office, canteen, billiard room, workshops, stables, train sheds, sawmill, stores, offices, navvy mission hall seating 260, guild room, isolation hospital and a shanty building with bunks for casual workers.
The CUS complex is primarily comprised of the Concourse, Mezzanine, Headhouse, Amtrak Parking Garage, and the North and South Train Sheds.
At 1pm we would be shunted down to Old Oak Common train sheds for the carriages to be cleaned.
Related features, from concourses to train sheds, are covered.
With the use of 3D solid modelling and careful design, HOLOPHANE has enabled a projected 56% energy reduction in lighting energy consumption, compared to the original design for this lighting upgrade for two train sheds at Kings Cross station.
Yes, as I've shamefully admitted before, I was a childhood train-spotter and we had one of the country's busiest train sheds on our doorstep, so there was only one question which needed answering -would dad take us round and get us in?
Gulf News obtained exclusive access to train sheds, maintenance and cleaning yards, and repair workshops in Al Rashidiya Depot to find out how the trains are kept in prime condition to serve thousands of passengers every day.
Three decades and a bit later, Central station, particularly on the Northern Line platforms, is starting to look its age, and only now are plans finally taking shape for a proper redevelopment of the site of the former train sheds, to the south of the current station.
From medieval cathedrals, in which the word of God was metaphysically illuminated and disseminated through stained glass, to the glass train sheds and gallerias of the industrious Victorian era, the quest for literal transparency has been crucially underscored by the technical development of glass.
You used to have to drive over the old train sheds and sometimes the ball would hit them and bounce back on to the fairway.