Bob Roberts wrote:Its all very subjective but my personal favs for beauty, function and efficiency are
In a more local context:
I have not been to St Paul Union but it may be worthy of inclusion from what I hear
Nah, I don't think so. SPUD
is beautiful, very railfan-friendly, and has both reasonable parking & easy highway access, but the layout is too spread-out - Amtrak is in the basement, though the waiting room is upstairs. On the plus side, they just got a full-service restaurant
back, after Leeann Chin (long-gone) and Christo's both left.
Was very impressed by riding to Paddington and poking my head into St. Pancras back when I visited England 20 years ago, and with the ease of use at Helsinki Central Station about 10 years back. On this side of the Atlantic, I've been most impressed by 3) Toronto Union, 2) Philadelphia 30th Street, and of course 1) Grand Central Terminal. Maybe someday Michigan Central Station will join that list.