classes of block station. NON-BLOCK STATION : Generally known as Flag station, it is Located between two continuous block station and Trains are signaled through flags SPECIAL CLASS STATION: Stations that are not coming under block or non-block station PLATFORMS: Where passengers may board the train, it is basically a pathway along the tracks. There are different types of platforms. 1. BAY PLATFORM: where track terminates means basically a dead end at a railway station that has tracks. It is usually shorter than other platform. 2. SIDE PLATFORM: where train comes from one end and leaves for the other side or end. 11 MAIN LINE
3. ISLAND PLATFORM: might be indented on either side or both side with bay platforms. 4. PASSANGERS PLATFORM: prepared for passengers use. A pathway alongside the railway track for passengers to board the train easily. 5. GOODS PLATFORMS: Where Goods of any type are loaded or unloaded from ship or road vehicles. DIFFERENT RAILWAY STATION: SIRKECI STATION: Sirkeci railway station is a railway terminal situated in Istanbul. It is Located right next to Golden horn and northwest area of Gulhane Park and Topkapi Palace. In 2013 a new underground station was opened for the public and is currently be used by Marmary Trains travelling across Borphoris. It has total 4 platforms from which three are above and one is constructed underground. Total 7 tracks, five are above and two are underground. AHMEDABAD RAILWAY STATION: Ahmedabad is the largest city of Gujarat in India. Ahmedabad railway station is the busiest railway station in Gujarat. It is the second highest income-generating railway. It consists of 6 lines, 12 platforms and 16 tracks. It also has all the facilities for the passengers such as tea stalls; medical shops, enquiry desk and also it have cybercafé, which contains a Wi-Fi for the passengers. Ahmedabad railway station has also launched a hand-push luggage trolley service. These types of trollies are available at airport but it is a new initiative for the railway station. SAUDI ARABIA RAILWAY STATION: The first railway in modern Saudi Arabia was the Hejaz Railway, from the border of Jordan to Medina. Modern railways were introduced in Saudi Arabia to facilitate the transport of goods for the Arabian American Oil Company, or Aramco (now Saudi Aramco), from ports located on the coast of the Persian Gulf to warehouses in Dhahran. Construction began in September 1947, and the first line was inaugurated on 20 October 1951. On 13 May 1966, the Saudi government issued a royal decree establishing the Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) to operate the railway system. KL SENTRAL STATION : 12
The state-of-the-art transportation hub for Kuala Lumpur’s integrated rail transportation seamlessly links all urban and suburban residential, commercial and industrial areas. It is designed to house six rail networks was completed in December 2000 and the rail, retail and food and beverage operations commenced in April 2001.Situated on 9.3 acres the main building has a gross floor area of half a million sqft and the specifications were based on passenger projections till the year 2020, which is when Malaysia aspires to be a fully developed nation.
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