Gare Liège-Guillemins

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Station Luik-Guillemins

Liège-Guillemins train station is the main station of the city of Liège, in eastern Belgium. It is one of the most important hubs in the country and is on the high-speed train network. The station is used by 36,000 people every day.

The new station by the architect Santiago Calatrava. It has 9 tracks and 5 platforms (three of 450m and two of 350m). All the tracks around the station have been modernized to allow high speed arrival and departure.

The new station is made of steel, glass and white concrete. It includes a monumental dome, 200 meters long and 35 metres high. The building costs were € 312 million. The station was officially opened on September 18 2009 with a show by Franco Dragone.

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  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira gave props (23 Sep 2011):

    Excellent composition and forms!

  • Matt Heisler

    Matt Heisler gave props (26 Sep 2011):

    Great diagonal movement!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (12 Sep 2015):

    Excellent diagonal and curved lines filling the frame ...Got my vote!!!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (13 Sep 2015):

    Well seen and presented! Got my vote.

  • Rick Vink

    Rick Vink said (13 Sep 2015):

    Thanks everyone for the comments & votes !

  • Patrick Westerfield

    Patrick Westerfield gave props (13 Sep 2015):

    I really like the POV; got my vote

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