train station


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n train station terminal where trains load or unload passengers or goods
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In literature:

It would be safer for us to take the train at the latter station.
"Seek and Find" by Oliver Optic
So Hal and Noll met at the station, to take an early morning train.
"Uncle Sam's Boys in the Ranks" by H. Irving Hancock
The train pulled up at the station at which she had to get out.
"Nobody's Girl" by Hector Malot
To the consternation of the train's crew left behind in the station, the train was now gathering speed.
"A Royal Prisoner" by Pierre Souvestre
Montrose, being far from London and from France, was handed over to the army; the others were made into training stations.
"The War in the Air; Vol. 1" by Walter Raleigh
I left the office and wandered about the station until I found the officer in command of the train.
"A Padre in France" by George A. Birmingham
But for all that, when the train came rattling into the station, there they all were on the platform in a row ready to get on board.
"The Irish Twins" by Lucy Fitch Perkins
Somewhere in the city there must be a railroad station from which a train would take her home.
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
IT was almost dark when the train arrived at our little country station.
"Scally" by Ian Hay
From a distance they had heard the whistle of a locomotive, and knew that the north-bound train had stopped at the station and gone on.
"Dave Porter and the Runaways" by Edward Stratemeyer
An hour later the train came into the station.
"Ted Marsh on an Important Mission" by Elmer Sherwood
But he breathed more easily as the train chugged out of the grim, gray station.
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
The train rushed forward through station after station, brilliantly lighted, then plunged into the obscurity of the country.
"A Nest of Spies" by Pierre Souvestre
Great Lakes Naval Training Station, 108.
"Negro Migration during the War" by Emmett J. Scott
She entered the station and bought some sandwiches, together with a little fruit, and then started to return to the train.
"The Masked Bridal" by Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
Bucks ran to the station to report the train and the disappearance of the engine.
"The Mountain Divide" by Frank H. Spearman
I shall only just have time to drive to the other station to catch my train.
"The Little Clown" by Thomas Cobb
The speed of the train is checked as it approaches the station.
"Solaris Farm" by Milan C. Edson
The officer of the company left the train at a station or two afterwards.
"Railway Adventures and Anecdotes extending over more than fifty years" by Various
The few persons in the station rushed for the fallen entrance, to mill about it crazily, just as a train pulled in.
"Pursuit" by Lester del Rey

In poetry:

It's a train that suddenly
stops with no station around,
and we can hear the cricket,
and, leaning out the carriage
"The Wait" by Rainer Maria Rilke
I stood on the bridge at midnight
At the railway station —way back,
And what should I see on the tram-lines
But a train on the railway track!
"The Scotch Express —From Ireland" by T W Connor
Until at last the spell of desolation
Broke with a trembling star and far-off cry.
The coming train! I glanced around the station,
All was as empty as the upper sky!
"The Station-Master Of Lone Prairie" by Francis Bret Harte
Nothing beyond. Ah yes! From out the station
A stiff, gaunt figure thrown against the sky,
Beckoning me with some wooden salutation
Caught from his signals as the train flashed by;
"The Station-Master Of Lone Prairie" by Francis Bret Harte
'I should be back in Africa, on Saranghetti's Plain',
'Pray, where is the nearest station where I can catch a train?'.
He caught the bus to Finchley and then to Mincing lane,
And over the Embankment, where he got lost, again.
"Jumbo Jet" by Spike Milligan
So in the conwersation the journey they beguiled,
Capting Loyd and the meddicle man, and the lady and the child,
Till the warious stations along the line was passed,
For even the Heastern Counties' trains must come in at last.
"The Lamentable Ballad Of The Foundling Of Shoreditch" by William Makepeace Thackeray

In news:

Trained UFOlogist Says "I Can't Identify It" TV Station Picks It Up On Their Camera Too What's Flying Over Denver At Speeds So High You Can't See It With The Naked Eye .
7 trains and subway stations promoting the US Open.
Passengers wait for a train at Wayne Junction station.
In Edmonds, 103 more spaces near the station would make it easier for drivers catching later trains to Seattle.
Fans who attend the Seattle Seahawks' football game Sunday can ride the Sounder train at 10:37 am and 11 am from the Sumner station.
A wing of the train station in Stuttgart being torn down on Aug 25.
The 40-year-old victim was at the 18th Avenue F-train station in Borough.
Left, wrestlers outside a local train station.
Tyson Trish/The Record The NJ Transit train station at the Meadowlands.
The mural takes its inspiration from the train station planned on an adjacent block in Raleigh's Warehouse District.
The Lincoln Train Station in Gettysburg, Pa. Was built in 1858.
JAMIE PESOTINE/Staff Photographer The Mauch Chunk Train Station is seen in Jim Thorpe on Thursday.
Coca-Cola has released a YouTube video depicting train station patrons using a touchscreen Coke Zero machine to not only purchase a soda, but be part of a larger challenge if they want free tickets to the new James Bond movie, Skyfall.
Commuters who drive their children to day care centers every morning before heading to the train station themselves will soon have a new option.
Saratoga Springs train station to charge for event parking.

In science:

At the Nasmyth station a mirror slide with several positions will send the light to the two imaging cameras, or allow the light to pass on to the Coud´e train.
The Stellar Observations Network Group - the Prototype
Even in remote places such as the 21CMA site, the environment is not totally free from electromagnetic radiations : electrical transformers, trains or the close-by train station as well as the 21CMA acquisition room are sources of electromagnetic radiations detected by the TREND setup.
The TIANSHAN Radio Experiment for Neutrino Detection
This can be explained by the fact that no potential background sources can be found North from the array, while several exist in the South (railroad), East (train station) or West (DAQ room and electrical transformers) directions.
The TIANSHAN Radio Experiment for Neutrino Detection
Out on the train station platform, I noticed that the sun was suspiciously low in the sky.
Classical Chaos and its Quantum Manifestations
Moreover, as all the passengers leaving the train walked away on the platform, it became clear that no one was at the station to meet me.
Classical Chaos and its Quantum Manifestations
Rather, it would be much more efficient to provide a timetable stating when trains arrive and depart from each station, together with some simple rule for computing a train’s movement en route from one station to the next.
MODEST-1: Integrating Stellar Evolution and Stellar Dynamics
The trains that serve two stations 60 km apart leave at regular intervals of 20 min.
Oscar's Physics Phaire: A Collection of Problems
As a consequence, this train arrives at the other station just 8 min before the next train.
Oscar's Physics Phaire: A Collection of Problems
This time you, Rujuta, are sitting in a train which is going past a train station on which I am standing.
Special Relativity for the School Going Child
Remember, you were on the train, moving past the station platform, at fifty kilometers per hour.
Special Relativity for the School Going Child
As real people, when we are in a hurry and desire most to minimize time to arrival, we are faced with the problem that we do not know which direction will be the one that allows earliest arrival – imagine for example to walk through a busy train station while being late in time for the train.
The Effect of Integrating Travel Time