Chinese Phrase: Railway Station

Railway Station


Huoche zhan (fire-car station)


"Huoche" or "fire car" dates back to when steam-engines were used in locomotives. It is common to use a city's name to designate train stations, Beijing Huoche Zhan (Beijing Railway Station), sometimes just Beijing Zhan (Beijing Station) or Beijing Nan Zhan (Beijing South Station). Bus Stations are called "Qiche Zhan."