World's Busiest Train Stations

Series 1
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Series 1, Episode 4 - Zurich Hauptbahnhof

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With 3000 trains a day, Zurich Hauptbahnhof is the busiest railway hub in Europe, and one of the busiest in the world. The immense station is a marvel of engineering, with 30 platforms built over 4 levels. It is a bustling multi-level facility, with amazing architecture that combines historic parts of the original 1871 bui...
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Series 1, Episode 3 - Flinders Street, Melbourne

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Melbourne's iconic Flinders Street station is not just the busiest and oldest in Australia, but the whole of the southern hemisphere.
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Series 1, Episode 2 - Howrah Terminal, Calcutta

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A million daily passengers and no ticket barriers makes spotting far evaders difficult in Calcutta. Meanwhile a hundred street kids live right on the platforms
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Series 1, Episode 1 - Grand Central Terminal, New York

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In New York, Grand Central Terminal sees more than one million people per week use its platforms and cross its art deco terminus. Penn Station, on the west side of Manhattan, is the busiest terminal in the western hemisphere.
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Series 1, Episode 4 - Zurich Hauptbahnhof

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With 3000 trains a day, Zurich Hauptbahnhof is the busiest railway hub in Europe, and one of the busiest in the world. The immense station is a marvel of engineering, with 30 platforms built over 4 levels. It is a bustling multi-level facility, with amazing architecture that combines historic parts of the original 1871 bui...
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Series 1, Episode 4 - Zurich Hauptbahnhof

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With 3000 trains a day, Zurich Hauptbahnhof is the busiest railway hub in Europe, and one of the busiest in the world. The immense station is a marvel of engineering, with 30 platforms built over 4 levels. It is a bustling multi-level facility, with amazing architecture that combines historic parts of the original 1871 bui...

3. Flinders Street, Melbourne

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Flinders Street station is the busiest in Australia.

2. Howrah Terminal, Calcutta

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A hundred street kids live right on Howrah's 23 platforms

1. Grand Central Terminal

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Penn Station is the busiest in the western hemisphere.
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