we’ve found a really cute house in edinburgh (well, just outside it) that rosie and i are totally in love with and want really badly but then i remember the awful hassle and stress we had finding a place in liverpool so i’m trying not to get too excited


Train Stations Around the World

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Today is a big anniversary for railroad fans: It’s the 144th anniversary of the completion of the US transcontinental railroad. The railroad facilitated travel from the east to the west coast of the United States.

Train stations have been around for over 200 years—ever since the United Kingdom constructed the very first structures in the early 19th century. Many of these early 19th century stations reflect the grandiose architecture popular at the time, while those built more recently are more likely to have simple, abstract designs.

To honor the history of these buildings, we gathered together a list of some of the most beautiful stations from around the world. For more photos of each building’s stunning architecture, visit the location pages below:


QUARTET NIGHT posters in Train Stations All Over Japan!!

Reiji Kotobuki: “If you’re with me, I won’t need anything else.” (Poster is in Saitama Prefecture north of Tokyo)

Ranmaru Kurosaki: “I’ll give you all of me.” (Poster is in Kobe, Hyougo Prefecture)

Ai Migase: “I cherish all the feelings you gave me.” (Poster is in Fukushima Prefecture in the northeast)

Camus: “I desire nothing but your love.” (Poster is in Okayama Prefecture in the southwest)

Time for spooky Japanese Urban Legends! Σ(゚д゚lll)

“Teke Teke”

The legend goes like this. There was once a high school girl whose body got brutally cut in half when she accidentally fell down a railway and got ran over by a train. Now an onryō (vengeful ghost), she haunts train stations, railways and highschools carrying a scythe, cutting her victims in half across the torso, just like how her body looks like. She is known to be very fast, moving creepily using her arms, which also makes the “teke teke” noise, hence her name.

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