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Depot: A building for railroad passengers or freight. Station where trains unload passengers or goods.

Flag station: A station at which trains do not stop unless it is prearranged to do so or unless signalled to do so.

P.O.: Post Office

Parish: The word parish is in reference to the civil parish.

Railway junction: A place where two or more rail routes converge or diverge.

Railway siding: A section of track off of the main line. Often used for storing rolling stock or freight or as access to warehouses and businesses.

Way station: A station between principal stations on a route. An intermediate stopping place.