Union Station Seattle, Washington where we're opening a new boutique in September! #calypsostbarth

Union Station Seattle, Washington where we're opening a new boutique in September! #calypsostbarth

Central station, Antwerp, Belgium  Antwerp’s ‘Railway Cathedral’ has its domed roof, iron and glass vaulted ceilings and lavishly decorated stone and marble interiors to thank for its landmark status – definitely fancier than your average interchange. Not only that but the station complex houses three levels of tracks, a shopping mall and a diamond gallery home to some 30 diamond shops.

11 of the World’s Coolest Train Stations

Central station, Antwerp, Belgium Antwerp’s ‘Railway Cathedral’ has its domed roof, iron and glass vaulted ceilings and lavishly decorated stone and marble interiors to thank for its landmark status – definitely fancier than your average interchange. Not only that but the station complex houses three levels of tracks, a shopping mall and a diamond gallery home to some 30 diamond shops.

Liverpool Lime Street station, Liverpool. The iron and glass roof dates from the 1880's. This has the most beautiful and usual curved layout and is so open and bright.

Liverpool Lime Street station, Liverpool. The iron and glass roof dates from the 1880's. This has the most beautiful and usual curved layout and is so open and bright.

Zaragoza, Spain Zaragoza-Delicias Intermodal Station OAB – FERRATER &…

Zaragoza, Spain Zaragoza-Delicias Intermodal Station OAB – FERRATER &…

“Time was passing like a hand waving from a train I wanted to be on. I hope you never have to think about anything as much as I think about you.” ~ Jonathan Safran Foer

“Time was passing like a hand waving from a train I wanted to be on. I hope you never have to think about anything as much as I think about you.” ~ Jonathan Safran Foer

Amberes, Bélgica. - El interior de la estación en 2009. La cuarta más grande estación del mundo. Cuando esta construcción palaciega, del estilo neobarroco, fue completada en 1905, fue criticada por su extravagancia. Para su decoración han sido usados más de 20 tipos de mármol y piedra.

Amberes, Bélgica. - El interior de la estación en 2009. La cuarta más grande estación del mundo. Cuando esta construcción palaciega, del estilo neobarroco, fue completada en 1905, fue criticada por su extravagancia. Para su decoración han sido usados más de 20 tipos de mármol y piedra.

With tracks dismantled or abandoned and no trains to serve them, railway stations have also been left to the mercy of dereliction, demolition or developers.  Stations range in size and stature from small provincial holts to magnificent terminals like Michigan Central Station in Detroit, and while some are repurposed, most are either bulldozed or left to the vandals.

Abandoned Railways, Trains, Stations, Tunnels & Bridges

With tracks dismantled or abandoned and no trains to serve them, railway stations have also been left to the mercy of dereliction, demolition or developers. Stations range in size and stature from small provincial holts to magnificent terminals like Michigan Central Station in Detroit, and while some are repurposed, most are either bulldozed or left to the vandals.

There's just something about train stations - even the tiny ones. Maybe especially the tiny ones.

There's just something about train stations - even the tiny ones. Maybe especially the tiny ones.

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