Monday, 23 May 2011

Leipzig Central Railway Station, Germany.

Leipzig Central Station, is Europe's largest railway station when measured by floor area. It handles an average of 150,000 passengers per day, with a total of over 54 million people using the station each year. The station was opened in 1915. The building has two identical domed entrance halls facing the street. The building was damaged by bombing during WW II when roof over the concourse collapsed and one of the entrance halls was destroyed. The station was restored to its original appearance in the 1950s. After the German unification the station was renovated and modernized.

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