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Covered building for the public where trains and passengers arrive and depart.
railroad station mast signal gantry signal tower freight station freight car underground passage diesel shop switch scissors crossing parking suburban commuter railroad passenger station station platform platform shelter siding commuter train footbridge bumper semaphore grade crossing main line

mast click to hear

Vertical support for a crosspiece, such as a signal gantry or an electric catenary.

signal gantry click to hear

Support framework spanning several tracks used to display signals, such as tricolor lights and speed-limit panels.

signal tower click to hear

Building housing employees and controls for directing train movement in the station.

freight station click to hear

Set of railroad installations and buildings required for transporting cargo.

freight car click to hear

Vehicle pulled by a locomotive for transporting cargo.

underground passage click to hear

Pedestrian tunnel connecting one side of the tracks with the other.

diesel shop click to hear

Building for maintaining and refueling diesel locomotives.

switch click to hear

A pair of movable track rails (switch rails) for guiding the train from one track to another.

scissors crossing click to hear

Track enabling a train to change tracks.

parking click to hear

Area for parking vehicles.

suburban commuter railroad click to hear

Railroad connecting an urban center to its suburbs and neighboring cities.

passenger station click to hear

Covered building for the public where trains and passengers arrive and depart.

station platform click to hear

Area alongside the tracks, for passengers to embark and disembark the train, or for loading and unloading cargo from the cars.

platform shelter click to hear

Roof protecting passengers waiting on the platform from inclement weather.

siding click to hear

Side track not used for railroad traffic but for shunting, marshaling or loading and unloading.

commuter train click to hear

Local train running frequently each day between an urban center and its suburbs or neighboring cities.

footbridge click to hear

Elevated walkway for passengers to cross over a set of tracks.

bumper click to hear

Buffer placed at the end of a track stopping the train from running off the end of the track.

semaphore click to hear

Light for relaying information such as the speed of trains and the distance between them.

grade crossing click to hear

Intersection of a railroad and a road, with or without warning lights.

main line click to hear

Tracks for trains traveling long distances.