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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It describes how, with the help of Robert Stephenson, Dobson designed the station's huge train shed, comprised of three arched glass roofs.
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.
Ms Kaye said: "Much has changed for Liverpool on the station since its days as a wooden train shed in 1836.
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).
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.
Beneath the train shed is a brick undercroft with intersecting tunnel vaults which used to support six platforms above street level.
For this is the northwestern part of the existing train shed in the project "SBB Olten, 3x150m demolished and rebuilt.
From someone's living room to a gift shop, to a castle to a launderette, they've all been special in their own way but my favourite has to be a train shed.
He often makes work in public or unconventional spaces - from a glasshouse to a graveyard, train shed to cupboard.