train shed


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train shed

[′trān ‚shed]
(civil engineering)
A structure to protect trains from weather.
The part of a railroad station that covers the tracks.
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The main train shed roof features 1400 photovoltaic panels, spaced apart a little to allow a dappled natural light to filter through to the platforms.
Both proposals involve the restoration of an 1879 train shed and its conversion into an office, complete with its own disused rail track running through it.
The idea to train shed dogs started simply enough with the crossover of two very different hunting styles.
The June 10 to 12 festival will have three stages - one at Oxenhope Train Shed, one at Keighley Worth Valley Railway Station and one on a moving steam locomotive.
From its magnificent 65-foot, barrel-vaulted ceiling in the Grand Hall to its Victorian-engineered train shed totaling more than 11 acres, St.
Following the ceremony, family and friends gathered at the Union Station Train Shed for an evening of spectacular food and dancing, with music provided by The Syndicate Band of Birmingham, Alabama.
Nicholas Grimshaw's reworking of the train shed for the Channel Tunnel services at Waterloo station in London (with engineer Tony Hunt) produced a more elegant interpretation of the type than anything seen since the nineteenth century (AR September 1993).
While a prominent six-story clock tower on the company headquarters is reminiscent of grand old train stations, generous landscaping, replete with indigenous plants, encircles the train shed plaza deck and gives the lush site a mall appearance.
Built over the Metro North train shed at Grand Central Terminal, the octagonal skyscraper features a cafeteria, dining facilities, 450-seat auditorium, broadcast studio, fitness facility and, in addition, eight trading floors.
A unique feature of the Pennsylvania Convention Center is the historically-certified Reading Terminal train shed which opened in 1994.
The huge stone head house once boasted a hotel, restaurants, shops, and offices; the gigantic open train shed spanned 31 tracks and covered nearly 11-1/2 acres.