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Project • By MosaTrain stations

Amsterdam Central Station

"Pierre Cuypers designed Amsterdam Central railway station and the Rijksmuseum at the very edges of the city. At the time, the architect could never have known just how much the city would grow, or that these buildings would one day be viewed as obstacles to the surrounding area. The station, now a bustling hub of transport, no longer has a distinct front and back despite the rapid developments that have taken place behind the station, on the banks of the IJ. These developments have included the creation of 't Muziekgebouw aan het IJ, the EYE Film Museum, which seems to float like a bird on the water, and dozens of restaurants and cultural enterprises." This is according to Evelyne Merkx, of Merk X, famously known for converting Maastricht'... More

Project • By Piotr Krajewski - Architectural PhotographySubway Stations

Warsaw Metro Second Line (M2)

The second line of the Warszawa metro opened on March 8.The 6·5 km east-west route links Rondo Daszyńskiego and Warszawa Wileńska with seven stations and includes an 870 m tunnel under the Wisła River. Line 2 intersects with the north-south Line 1 at Świętokryzska, and interchanges are also provided with main line rail services at Stadion Narodowy and Wileńska. The end-to-end journey time is around 10 min, and services run every 3 min. The construction contract was signed in October 2009 by a consortium of Astaldi, Gülermak and Przedsiębiorstwo Budowy Dróg i Mostów, which created the special purpose company AGP Metro. Total cost of construction and rolling stock was 5·9bn złoty, which included an EU contribution of 3·1bn złoty. Civi... More