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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.

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Antwerp, Belgium - Inside Central Station ~ In 2009 the American magazine Newsweek judged Antwerpen-Centraal the world's fourth greatest train station. When this palatial neo-Baroque station was completed in 1905, it was criticized for its extravagance (it is decorated in more than 20 types of marble and stone).

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fromeuropewithlove: Gare du Nord Train Station, Paris,... (This Insignificant Life)

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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.

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Lisbon, Portugal - Train station (Calatrava architect) - Nations Park (Parque das Nações) district

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Beautiful Pictures Of Penn Station Before It Was Demolished To Make Room For Madison Square Garden

Penn Station before it was demolished to make room for Madison Square Garden in 1963 • A view of the Great Gate room and a giant suspended clock

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