New TGV Station in Liege

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New TGV Station in Liege

Postby Praxiteles » Wed Oct 11, 2006 12:47 pm

This might be of interest to anyone thinking of building a railway station:

http://de.structurae.de/structures/data/index.cfm?ID=s0003182

It appears that the man behind all this is a great Ponti-factor if not a Ponti-fex, as Joyce might muse:

http://de.structurae.de/persons/data/index.cfm?ID=d000003
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Re: New TGV Station in Liege

Postby mickeydocs » Mon Nov 13, 2006 6:56 pm

My wife is from Liege and we'll be back for Christmas during which I'll take some photos.

The town is now just 20 mins from Bruxelles by train.
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Re: New TGV Station in Liege

Postby Praxiteles » Mon Nov 13, 2006 7:15 pm

Excellent! You might also let us have your in loco impressions!
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Re: New TGV Station in Liege

Postby Rhabanus » Tue Nov 14, 2006 7:34 am

Praxiteles wrote:This might be of interest to anyone thinking of building a railway station:

http://de.structurae.de/structures/data/index.cfm?ID=s0003182

It appears that the man behind all this is a great Ponti-factor if not a Ponti-fex, as Joyce might muse:

http://de.structurae.de/persons/data/index.cfm?ID=d000003



It reminds me of the Paul VI Audience Hall, Vatican City. Colatrava, however, would be too young to accept blame for that. Perhaps the Audience Hall was the inspiration for the railway. The Liegeois are [were] well known for their piety as well as their devotion to the papacy. I think, though, that this is pushing the envelope.
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Re: New TGV Station in Liege

Postby mickeydocs » Tue Nov 14, 2006 1:08 pm

Praxiteles wrote:Excellent! You might also let us have your in loco impressions!



No worries... I'm always happy to have an excuse to take the Thalys :)
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