41. A Railway Station How does the station look when a train arrives and when it leaves the station? Ans: A railway station is part and parcel of train communication in a country. It is a place where trains stop and start from. There is a platform here. Passengers get down and get on a train from a railway station. The buildings of a station are generally made of red bricks. One can see from a distance the green, red and blue signals and painted houses of a station. There are waiting rooms for male and female passengers. There are ticket counter, the booking office for goods, and restaurants. bookstall and station master’s room etc. There are two or more railway tracks in every station. There are two signals-one inner and the other outer. Before the arrival of a train, the pointsman gets them down. The point man moves with his red and green flags. There are stands for rickshaws. auto-rickshaws and other vehicles in a railway station.. Before the arrival of a train, passengers stand in a line to buy their tickets. When a train arrives, the station becomes busy and noisy. When a train leaves the station, it again becomes calm and quiet. What is a railway station? What do passengers do here? How to the building of a railway station made? What can one see of a station from a distance? How many rooms are there in a railway station? How many signals are there in the station? What are the functions of a pointaman? How do the passengers get into the train?