Grand Central Terminal

Built between 1903 and 1913, Grand Central Terminal is the largest railway station in the world by number of platforms. The 19 ha (48 acres) site’s 44 platforms are all located underground on two levels, serving 41 tracks on the upper level and 26 on the lower.

Its eateries and shops, as well as its distinctive architecture, have made Grand Central Terminal into a major tourist attraction as well as a railway station. In 2013, it attracted 21,900,000 non-travelling visitors.

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