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A metro station or subway station is a railway station for a rapid transit system, which as a whole is usually called a "metro" or "subway". [1]

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Advertising is an audio or visual form of marketing communication that employs an openly sponsored, non-personal message to promote or sell a product, service or idea.

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Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or any other structures.

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Art Nouveau

Art Nouveau is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts, that was most popular between 1890 and 1910.

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Art Stations of the Naples Metro

The Art Stations of Naples Metro are some stops of Naples Metro in which special attention was paid to making the environment beautiful, comfortable and functional.

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Athens Metro

The Athens Metro (Μετρό Αθήνας, Metró Athínas) is a rapid-transit system in Greece which serves the Athens conurbation and parts of East Attica.

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Automatic train operation

Automatic train operation (ATO) is an operational safety enhancement device used to help automate operations of trains.

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Baker Street tube station

Baker Street is a station on the London Underground at the junction of Baker Street and the Marylebone Road in the City of Westminster.

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Beijing Subway

The Beijing Subway is a rapid transit rail network that serves the urban and suburban districts of Beijing municipality.

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Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

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Bus stop

A bus stop is a designated place where buses stop for passengers to board or alight from a bus.

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City of Arts and Sciences

The City of Arts and Sciences (Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències; Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias) is an entertainment-based cultural and architectural complex in the city of Valencia, Spain.

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Concorde (Paris Métro)

Concorde is a station on lines 1, 8 and 12 of the Paris Métro in the Place de la Concorde in central Paris and the 1st arrondissement.

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A concourse is a place where pathways or roads meet, such as in a hotel, a convention center, a railway station, an airport terminal, a hall, or other space.

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Conductor (rail)

A conductor (American and Canadian English) or guard (Commonwealth English) is a train crew member responsible for operational and safety duties that do not involve actual operation of the train.

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Declaration of the Rights of the Man and of the Citizen of 1789

The Declaration of the Rights of the Man and of the Citizen of 1789 (Déclaration des droits de l'homme et du citoyen de 1789), set by France's National Constituent Assembly in 1789, is a human civil rights document from the French Revolution.

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Deep column station

The deep column station is a type of subway station, consisting of a central hall with two side halls, connected by ring-like passages between a row of columns.

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Dortmund (Düörpm:; Tremonia) is an independent city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Electrical injury

Electrical injury is a physiological reaction caused by electric current passing through the (human) body.

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Elevated railway

An elevated railway (also known as an El rail, El train or simply an El for short, and, in Europe, as an overhead railway) is a rapid transit railway with the tracks above street level on a viaduct or other elevated structure (usually constructed of steel, concrete, or brick).

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An elevator (US and Canada) or lift (UK, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and South Africa, Nigeria) is a type of vertical transportation that moves people or goods between floors (levels, decks) of a building, vessel, or other structure.

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Emergency evacuation

Emergency evacuation is the urgent immediate egress or escape of people away from an area that contains an imminent threat, an ongoing threat or a hazard to lives or property.

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Emergency exit

An emergency exit in a structure is a special exit for emergencies such as a fire: the combined use of regular and special exits allows for faster evacuation, while it also provides an alternative if the route to the regular exit is blocked by fire, etc.

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Emergency light

An emergency light is a battery-backed lighting device that switches on automatically when a building experiences a power outage.

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An escalator is a type of vertical transportation in the form of a moving staircase which carries people between floors of a building.

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Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Gare de Châtelet–Les Halles

Châtelet–Les Halles is a major commuter train hub in Paris and the largest underground station in the world.

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Helsinki Metro

The Helsinki Metro (Helsingin metro, Helsingfors metro) is a rapid transit system serving Greater Helsinki, Finland.

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In a Station of the Metro

"In A Station of the Metro" is an Imagist poem by Ezra Pound published in 1913 in the literary magazine Poetry.

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Interchange station

An interchange station or a transfer station is a train station for more than one railway route in a public transport system that allows passengers to change from one route to another, often without having to leave a station or pay an additional fare.

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Kaohsiung Rapid Transit System

Kaohsiung Rapid Transit System, is a rapid transit and light rail system covering the metropolitan area of Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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Kiev Metro

The Kyiv Metro (Kyjivskyj metropoliten) is a metro system that is the mainstay of Kiev's public transport.

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A kiosk is a small, separated garden pavilion open on some or all sides.

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Lisbon Metro

The Lisbon Metro (Metropolitano de Lisboa) is the metro (subway) system of Lisbon, Portugal.

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List of metro systems

This list of metro systems includes electrified rapid transit train systems worldwide.

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A logo (abbreviation of logotype, from λόγος logos "word" and τύπος typos "imprint") is a graphic mark, emblem, or symbol used to aid and promote public identification and recognition.

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Mellunmäki metro station

Mellunmäki metro station is the ground-level terminus station on the M2 line of the Helsinki Metro.

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Metro Bilbao

Metro Bilbao (Metro de Bilbao, Bilboko metroa) is a rapid transit (metro) system serving the city of Bilbao and the region of Greater Bilbao.

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Mexico City Metro

The Mexico City Metro (Metro de la Ciudad de México), officially called Sistema de Transporte Colectivo, often shortened to STC, is a metro system that serves the metropolitan area of Mexico City, including some municipalities in Mexico State.

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Montreal Metro

The Montreal Metro (Métro de Montréal) is a rubber-tired, underground rapid transit system and the main form of public transport in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Moscow Metro

The Moscow Metro (p) is a rapid transit system serving Moscow, Russia and the neighbouring Moscow Oblast cities of Krasnogorsk, Reutov, Lyubertsy and Kotelniki.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York City Subway

The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

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Newcastle United F.C.

Newcastle United Football Club is an English professional association football club based in Newcastle upon Tyne, that plays in the Premier League, the top tier of English football.

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Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank

Norman Robert Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, (born 1 June 1935) is a British architect whose company, Foster + Partners, maintains an international design practice famous for high-tech architecture.

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Outline of transport

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to transport: Transport or transportation – movement of people and goods from one place to another.

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Paid area

In rail transport, the paid area is a dedicated "inner" zone in a railway station or metro station barriers, which visitor or passenger requires a valid ticket, checked smartcard or a pass to get in.

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Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Paris Métro

The Paris Métro, short for Métropolitain (Métro de Paris), is a rapid transit system in the Paris metropolitan area.

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Paulista Avenue

Paulista Avenue (Avenida Paulista in Portuguese, Paulista being the gentilic for those born in São Paulo state) is one of the most important avenues in São Paulo, Brazil.

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A pedestrian is a person travelling on foot, whether walking or running.

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Platform screen doors

Platform screen doors (PSDs) and platform edge doors (PEDs) at train or subway stations separate the platform from the train.

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Prague Metro

The Prague Metro (Pražské metro) is the rapid transit network of Prague, Czech Republic.

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Public art

Public art is art in any media that has been planned and executed with the intention of being staged in the physical public domain, usually outside and accessible to all.

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Public toilet

A public toilet is a room or small building with one or more toilets (or urinals) available for use by the general public, or by customers or employees of a business.

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Pylon station

The pylon station is a type of deep underground subway station.

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Railway company

A railway company or railroad company is an entity that operates a railroad track or trains.

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Railway platform

A railway platform is an area – normally paved or otherwise prepared for pedestrian use, and often raised to a greater or lesser degree – provided alongside one or more of the tracks at a railway or metro station for use by passengers awaiting, boarding, or alighting from trains.

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Rapid transit

Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.

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Réseau Express Régional

The Réseau Express Régional (Regional Express Network), commonly abbreviated RER, is a hybrid suburban commuter/rapid transit system serving Paris, France and its suburbs.

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Revenue stream

A revenue stream is a source of revenue of a company or organization.

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Saint Petersburg Metro

The Saint Petersburg Metro (Петербу́ргский метрополитен) is the underground railway system in Saint Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast, Russia.

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São Paulo

São Paulo is a municipality in the southeast region of Brazil.

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Shallow column station

14th Street station of the New York City Subway Avtovo station of the Saint Petersburg Metro The shallow column station is a type of construction of subway stations, with the distinguishing feature being an abundance of supplementary supports for the underground cavity.

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Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes is a fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Signage is the design or use of signs and symbols to communicate a message to a specific group, usually for the purpose of marketing or a kind of advocacy.

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Single-vault station

The single-vault deep underground station is a type of subway station.

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Smith–Ninth Streets (IND Culver Line)

Smith–Ninth Streets is a local station on the IND Culver Line of the New York City Subway.

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Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.

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St James' Park

St James' Park is a football stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

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A stairway, staircase, stairwell, flight of stairs, or simply stairs is a construction designed to bridge a large vertical distance by dividing it into smaller vertical distances, called steps.

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Stockholm metro

The Stockholm metro (Stockholms tunnelbana, literally: Stockholm's Tunnel Rail) is a metro system in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death.

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Tashkent Metro

The Tashkent Metro (Toshkent metropoliteni) is the rapid transit system serving the city of Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan.

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A thoroughfare is a road connecting one location to another.

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Train station

A train station, railway station, railroad station, or depot (see below) is a railway facility or area where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers or freight.

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Train ticket

A train ticket is a ticket issued by a railway operator that enables the bearer to travel on the operator's network or a partner's network.

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Transit pass

A transit pass (North American English) or travel card (British English), often referred to as a bus pass or train pass etc.

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Transit police

Transit police are a specialized police agency or unit employed by a common carrier, which could be a transit district, railroad, bus line, other transport carrier, or the state.

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Transport hub

A transport hub (also transport interchange) is a place where passengers and cargo are exchanged between vehicles or between transport modes.

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A tunnel is an underground passageway, dug through the surrounding soil/earth/rock and enclosed except for entrance and exit, commonly at each end.

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A turnstile, also called a baffle gate or turnstyle, is a form of gate which allows one person to pass at a time.

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Tyne and Wear Metro

The Tyne and Wear Metro, referred to locally as simply The Metro, is a rapid transit and light rail system in North East England, serving Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, South Tyneside, North Tyneside and Sunderland in the Tyne and Wear region.

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Underground city

An underground city is a series of linked subterranean spaces that may provide a defensive refuge; a place for living, working or shopping; a transit system; mausolea; wine or storage cellars; cisterns or drainage channels; or several of these.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Urban density

Urban density is a term used in urban planning and urban design to refer to the number of people inhabiting a given urbanized area.

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Urban park

An urban park or metropolitan park, also known as a municipal park (North America) or a public park, public open space, or municipal gardens (UK), is a park in cities and other incorporated places to offer recreation and green space to residents of, and visitors to, the municipality.

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Valencia, officially València, on the east coast of Spain, is the capital of the autonomous community of Valencia and the third-largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona, with around 800,000 inhabitants in the administrative centre.

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A vehicle (from vehiculum) is a machine that transports people or cargo.

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Ventilation (architecture)

Ventilation is the intentional introduction of ambient air into a space and is mainly used to control indoor air quality by diluting and displacing indoor pollutants; it can also be used for purposes of thermal comfort or dehumidification.

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Warning system

Warning system is any system of biological or technical nature deployed by an individual or group to inform of a future danger.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metro_station

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