The World's Busiest Stations

The World's Busiest Stations catch up

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 3 - Melbourne

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Flinders Street, Melbourne, Australia. It’s the busiest, grandest and oldest station not only in Australia but the whole of the southern hemisphere. It first opened in 1854 and within a hundred years grew to be the busiest station in the world surpassing Gare Saint-Lazare in Paris, Grand Central in New York, and London’s L...

Season 1, Episode 4 - Zurich

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With 3000 trains a day, it’s the busiest railway hub in Europe and one of the busiest in the world. It’s also a marvel of engineering, with 30 platforms built over 4 levels - a bustling multi-level facility with amazing architecture that combines historic parts of the original 1871 building with 21st century futuristic add...

Season 1, Episode 2 - Calcutta

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Howrah Terminal is the busiest station in India and serves one of the fastest growing cities in the world. It’s an architecturally stunning station, the wonder of the British Raj with a magnificent setting on the banks of the Ganges. It’s Monday morning rush hour, and Chief ticket inspector Pranab Bhattacharjee has to brav...

Season 1, Episode 1 - New York

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Grand Central and Penn Station are two of the most iconic and busiest railway stations in the world. At Grand Central Terminal, it’s the start of a busy rush hour when a quarter of a million passengers head through the station into the world’s most expensive piece of real estate, Manhattan.