Is there life after rail? New uses for old train stations.

October 13, 2015

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Sometimes they become too small, or remain too big, are no longer in the most suitable part of town, another station subsumes it or maybe it just doesn’t work for a modern train and today’s demanding passengers? What happens to it then? They are often central, sometimes huge, other times tiny or built deep underground. Some of them are so old or special they are protected and can’t be knocked down.

Today SmartRail’s Sarah Wright takes a whistle-stop around the world and looks at some of the best, most unusual and even eccentric station conversions and aims to find out if there really is life after rail….

Read the full story from SMARTRAIL WORLD by clicking here.

 

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