The huge Tagus river cuts past Lisbon and it’s globally familar icons in the form of a bridge strikingly similar to the Golden Gate Bridge of San Francisco and a the Christ the King (Christo Rei) figure that plays homage to the Christ the Redeemer statue located in Rio de Janeiro stare down at the …
No longer reverberating with the sound of electricity generation, the Turbo Generator Hall at Tejo reverberates with the sounds of staff tidying up from a polite function just held over lunch. External sounds from the nearby train line can be heard but all other sounds of industry have disappeared.
Nyugati pályaudvar or Western railway station, opened on 1877 and built by the Eiffel Studio is currently one of Budapest’s principal railway termini and the terminus of the first railway to enter Budapest. The interior is vast and like many European train stations lack train height platforms enable sound to reverberate throughout.