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Railway, boat and bus stations and stops

bus shelter

noun

a structure that protects you from the weather while you are waiting for a bus

bus station

noun

a building where buses start and finish their journeys, or where buses that travel long distances stop to let passengers get on and off

depot

noun

a place where buses or railway engines are kept when they are not being used

depot

noun

a railway station or a bus station

fare stage

noun

a section of a bus journey used in calculating the amount of fare to be paid

fare stage

noun

a bus stop marking where a section of a journey begins or ends

ferry

noun

the place that a ferry operates from

left luggage office

noun

a place at an airport, railway station, bus station etc where you can pay to leave your bags for a short time

platform

noun

an area next to a railway track where passengers get onto and off trains

staging post

noun

a place where travellers can stop during a long journey by land

station

noun

a building or place where buses, trains, or other public vehicles stop so that passengers can get on or off

stop

noun

a place where a bus or train stops for passengers to get on or off

terminal

noun

a large building where train, boat, or bus services start and finish

terminus

noun

the end of a bus or train line

terminus

noun

a bus or train terminal

way station

noun

a station between the major stations on a railway line

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