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View Poll Results: Which is it?
Train station 70 51.47%
Railway station 24 17.65%
Either is fine 42 30.88%
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31-12-2018, 18:10   #1
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Train or Railway station

So LNER have started a poll:

https://twitter.com/LNER/status/1079...185990146?s=19

Lets run our own just for fun and see if we agree with our neighbours.
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31-12-2018, 18:18   #2
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They must have little to worry about !.......
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31-12-2018, 18:22   #3
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Sure, let the train take the strain.
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31-12-2018, 18:41   #4
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Most people would assume you're talking about a train/railway station if you just said station
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31-12-2018, 19:37   #5
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Railway station is the only name for it. Train station is just a lazy Americanism in the same way as the media describe all rail travellers as commuters, Pearse Station as Pearse Street or Bray Station as Bray DART station....grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr! Happy New Year!
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31-12-2018, 19:50   #6
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Railway station is the only name for it. Train station is just a lazy Americanism in the same way as the media describe all rail travellers as commuters, Pearse Station as Pearse Street or Bray Station as Bray DART station....grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr! Happy New Year!
It’s Connolly Street Station, isn’t it
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31-12-2018, 20:07   #7
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Train station. Railway station just sounds so last century. If I am in a city or town and looking for a train I ask for the train station.
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Train station. Railway station just sounds so last century. If I am in a city or town and looking for a train I ask for the train station.
If you are really going for the North American approach why not ask for the railroad depot?
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31-12-2018, 21:51   #9
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railway station. even the signs to it on our town say railway with a train symbol...to be sure.
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31-12-2018, 21:53   #10
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Al Jolson( Asa Yoelson )
Pasadena

Oh, you railway station, oh, you Pullman Train
There's my reservation for my destination
Far beyond the western plains
To see my home in Pasadena
+

Homeward Bound
Paul Simon
I'm sitting in the railway station.
Got a ticket for my destination.
On a tour of one-night stands my suitcase and guitar in hand.
And every stop is neatly planned for a poet and a one-man band.

You see 'train station' does not scan.
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31-12-2018, 23:35   #11
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Railway station is the only name for it. Train station is just a lazy Americanism in the same way as the media describe all rail travellers as commuters, Pearse Station as Pearse Street or Bray Station as Bray DART station....grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr! Happy New Year!
Iarnród Éireann call the station with entrances on Georges Quay and Townshend st, and none on Tara St in Dublin, Tara St Station on their trains...
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Iarnród Éireann call the station with entrances on Georges Quay and Townshend st, and none on Tara St in Dublin, Tara St Station on their trains...
Sure it’s mad that Pearse Street station isn’t even on Pearse Street!!!!!


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Most people would assume you're talking about a train/railway station if you just said station
As many parts of the country are not served by railways, most would assume you were referring to the local bus or Garda station.
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Is it Muine Bheag or Bagnelstown?
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The stations renamed in 1966 after the executed leaders of the Easter Rising are:

Pearse Station (after Padraig and William Pearse; formerly Westland Row)
Connolly Station (James Connolly, formerly Amiens Street)
Heuston Station (Seán Heuston, formerly Kingsbridge)
Cork Kent Station (Thomas Kent)
Limerick Colbert Station (Con Colbert)
Dun Laoghaire Mallin Station (Michael Mallin)
Waterford Plunkett Station (Joseph Plunkett)
Galway Ceannt Station (Eamonn Ceannt)
Dundalk Clarke Station (Thomas Clarke)
Drogheda MacBride Station (John MacBride)
Sligo MacDiarmada Station (Seán MacDiarmada)
Bray Daly Station (Edward Daly)
Wexford O’Hanrahan Station (Michael O’Hanrahan)
Kilkenny MacDonagh Station (Thomas MacDonagh)
Tralee Casement Station (Roger Casement)

https://www.transportforireland.ie/p...rnrod-eireann/
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