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City Terminal
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Location Eastlie, Ams City
Use Rail station

Built/Opened

Built: 1965

Opened: 1967-1975, 1978-1980, 1982-present

City Terminal is a major train station in Ams. 

AppearanceEdit

City Terminal is a building with an ornate architecture, it is distinctive with large windows on each sides.

Behind the station, stands the rather imposing Berkley Insurance building. 

At night, the City Terminal is beautifully lit up and the Berkley Insurance building appears less imposing. Around the terminal, is a walkway for pedestrians, benches, lamp posts, news stands and food vendors.

Metro accessibilityEdit

The terminal houses the 2nd busiest metro station in the city with Eastlie Station. Eastlie Station is accessible via the stairway outside of the terminal or the clearly marked gates inside of the station. Every metro line converges there, making City Terminal a prime tourist destination, as well as the Terminal's close proximity to central City attractions such as the Free Tower, Timeson Junction, City Park and the Dorlan Bridge.

Security and safetyEdit

City Terminal is guarded by police and security guards inside and out of the building, police noticeably carry MP5s or MP4s with security guards patrolling the area with pistols and batons. Security in the City Terminal was raised in 1995, after attacks on the Paris metro and the Free Tower attacks, security was raised again in 2001, after the 9/11 attacks and even more in 2005 after the London bus and tube bombings. 

Security/Safety IncidentsEdit

  • 2 April, 1985 - 2 gunmen barged into City Terminal and shot dead a 14 year old Jewish boy and his 46 year old mother
  • 11 July 1995 - a suspect package was found in a bin in the terminal, the terminal was evacuated and the package was safely blown up, the package appeared to contain nothing inside
  • 2 August 2004, a baby was killed after its pram had rolled onto the train tracks and was hit by a speeding train.
  • 18 September 2009, a 10 year old boy was pushed onto train tracks by his 39 year old mother, he was crushed by a train as it arrived.
  • 14 June 2010, a 45 year old male fell onto tracks and was nearly hit by a train that was slowing down, he was quickly saved by a security guard and other passengers
  • 30 March 2014, a 36 year old Muslim woman had her hijab torn off and was thrown onto the tracks by a 27 year old male, the woman was treated for a broken arm, rib and a fractured cheekbone at a nearby hospital. The man was later arrested for assault and attempted murder.