Talk:Train station

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I would like to move this page to Train station as it has been discussed on the English Wikipedia at en:Talk:Train station#Requested move. 18:48, 12 March 2015 (UTC)

Vauxhall[change source]

The statement made here about the origins of the Russian word for "Railway station" is in conflict with content on the EN wikipedia under Vauxhall and Pavlovsk. Specifically, the derivation is associated with the fact that an amusement Pavilion (named the 'Vauxhall Pavilion') was attached to the station at Pavlovsk (which was one of the first Russian stations). And that the station became known as 'Vauxhall' as a result of this. And then - subsequently and eventually - 'Vauxhall' entered the vocab as a generic term for larger stations. (In much the same way that - for example - the term "Hoover" came to be applied to all vacuum cleaners).

This seems eminently more plausible (and with considerably greater sourcing) than the claim made here. If no additional source can be provided, I will simply remove as inaccurate. (It doesn't add that much anyway.) Guliolopez 19:39, 19 August 2007 (UTC)