Selasa, 05 Maret 2013

Train stations are Top Winners in the World

Train stations are Top Winners in the World

Shinjuku Station, Japan
Average of 3.5 million people per day travel through Shinjuku Station, Tokyo, Japan. The station is the busiest train station in the world in terms of passenger movements.
Shinjuku is a combination of five stations namely JR-East, Odakyu Electric Railway, Keio Corporation, Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway that serves as a liaison between the Tokyo suburb. This station has 20 platforms and serving 20 train lines. That is not unusual, this station has more than 200 doors out so recorded in the Guinness World Records.

Gare du Nord, Paris
This station serves 180 million passengers annually. Gare du Nord is the busiest railway station in Europe by number of total passengers.

Station opened in 1846 and expanded in 1864 and is ranked the second largest based on number peronnya ie 44 platform. Gare du Nord is using the Paris Metro transit system supported system RĂ©seau Express RĂ©gional railway (RER), and several bus lines.

Zurich Hauptbahnhof, Switzerland
Zurich Hauptbahnhof is the busiest station in Europe based on the current trains per day. More than 2,900 trains pass through this station. Located between the rivers Sihl and Limmat, in front of the station also has a busy tram stop. Switzerland became a leader in implementing rail traffic management system in Europe.

This station has a complete facility signpost that the traveler who first came to this station had no trouble finding the direction they are looking.

Union Station, Canada
This station serves 250,000 passengers per day so crowned as the busiest station in Canada. Based in Toronto, the station has more than 2,000 lines, which makes the station the world's most complex pathways.

5 Years in the process of revitalization makes it a very affordable station for pedestrians. Station building is also integrated with the shopping and culinary.

Penn Station, U.S.
Pennylvania stations or also known as Penn Station is located in New York. Penn Station is the busiest station in North America to serve 1,000 passengers every 90 second.

Station located in the basement of Pennsylvania is located in the center of northeastern corridor, an electric passenger train line heading south to Washington and north to Boston.

This station will still be expanded to serve an additional 13 points for New Jersey transit lines and 8 Amtrak train at rush hour. Currently running are 20 New Jersey Transit and Amtrak trains 12 in an hour. The project is scheduled for completion in 2020.

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