train station

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Noun[edit]

train station (plural train stations)

  1. (chiefly US) A place where trains stop for passengers to embark and disembark.

Usage notes[edit]

Train station now dominates in American use, and it has increased in popularity in British writing since the 1990s, but is still less common in writing than railway station. Just station is usually used in speech and is usually understood to mean one used by trains, especially for a known long distance fare.[1]

Train station is sometimes seen as an Americanism in British usage due to the term becoming popular there before Britain.[2]

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  1. ^ "train station", "railway station", "railroad station", Google Ngrams
  2. ^ 2006 June 1, Peter Hitchens, "Do you speak American?", The Mail Online

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