Railroad Platform

Railroad Platform

 

an area at railroad stations and passenger stops built up along the track. A distinction is made between passenger railroad platforms (which serve boarding and disembarking passengers and are used for the loading and unloading of baggage, mail, and the like) and freight platforms, for the loading, unloading, storing, and sorting of freight. Railroad platforms may be high (1,100 mm over the level of the top of the rails) or low (up to 200 mm), and covered or open.

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