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Masaryk railway station in the process of reconstruction (salvaged and restored the original roof)

Masaryk's railway station (Masarykovo nádraží) (Prague)
Praha-Masarykovo nádraží (often abbreviated Mas.n.) is the oldest train station in Prague. It witnessed the arrival of the first train in Prague on August 20, 1845. At present, it is a terminal for suburban trains from Kolín, Kladno and Kralupy nad Vltavou.
The station is named in honor of Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, the first President of Czechoslovakia (1918-35). During the Communist era, it was called "Praha střed" (Prague center). There are plans to close the station and to bypass it by newly built tracks from Praha Hlavni nadrazi to Holesovice.

Prague stations hiding presidential lounges, of the Austro Hungarian Empire, need to be reconstruct
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Sep 13 2012 22:51 GMT LizSA
I love train stations. Interesting detail. Great to see it still in use.
Sep 14 2012 04:19 GMT jomoud PRO
Nice capture and very informative information.
Terrific entry Claudia
Have a wonderful and happy weekend

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Sep 14 2012 06:31 GMT senna3
Train stations always have that special atmosphere, excellent choice for the theme!
Sep 14 2012 06:50 GMT Icandoit
Great trainfriday entry
Sep 14 2012 08:21 GMT marijke06
ODJEZD....let's go :)
Sep 14 2012 08:26 GMT abojovna PRO
Abfahrt :-)
Sep 14 2012 08:27 GMT MargNZ
Wonderful entry and information Claudia . I do hope they don't close the station .
Sep 14 2012 08:30 GMT mandybee
nice shot
Sep 14 2012 08:56 GMT abojovna PRO
Thank you, Margaret! After 1989, the devastation continued, now starting to work on the restoration. I added pictures historical lounges at the Prague train stations.
Sep 14 2012 09:02 GMT abojovna PRO
... and luxurious waiting rooms for dignitaries ...
Sep 14 2012 17:31 GMT Pea2007
Wonderful image and entry.
Sep 15 2012 07:59 GMT elsje323
great trainfriday entry