Definition of train shed in English:

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train shed


A large structure providing a shelter over the tracks and platforms of a railway station.
Example sentences
  • It eventually resulted in a small expansion of the train shed adding two more tracks as seen in this September 1979 photo.
  • Each has two main elements, an imposing passenger hall opening onto the city street and a tall vaulted train shed over platforms with tracks allowing smoke to clear.
  • ‘The train shed is probably the least attractive structure in Toronto,’ said one person to general applause.
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