Railroad station

Railroad station
Railroad station: set of installations of a railway, where passengers embark and disembark and goods are loaded and unloaded.
Water tower: water container.
Tunnel: underground passage.
Viaduct: railway bridge.
Bridge: construction that allows passage between two points separated by a depression or an obstacle.
Overpass: elevation of a railway over a highway so they do not intersect.
Switch tower: site from which the switching of trains from track to track is controlled.
Engine shed: place where locomotives are stored.
Electric lines: set of wires conducting electricity.
Swing bridge: movable bridge used to turn railway cars around.
Footbridge: narrow passageway.
Pylon: tower-like construction, usually a support.
Underground crossing: tunnel.
Platform shelter: covered area.
Main line: the most important track.
Signal gantry: construction over railway tracks that supports signals.
Semaphore: apparatus whose arm indicates whether or not a track is in use.
Water crane: handling equipment for loading trains.
Passenger station: set of buildings where train passengers embark and disembark.
Level crossing: intersection of a road and a railway.
Freight section: set of buildings used for the loading and unloading of freight.
Yard: place where railway cars are assembled into train.

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EN : Railroad crossing
FR : Passage à niveau
ES : Paso a nivel


The term railroad crossing is a crossing on one level,without recourse to a bridge or tunnel of a railway line by a road, path, or another railroad. It also applies when a light rail line with separate right-of-way crosses a road.

Animation : Train station

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