• Abandoned train stations around the world and the history behind them

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    There's much to love about train stations: not only are they efficient, but they're sometimes travel destinations in their own right. Stations such as Grand Central in New York and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai are renowned for their splendor.
    But not all train stations stay operational; whether you realize it or not, dozens of once-lively stations have been abandoned by their cities, and are quietly rotting away.
    From the mysterious ghost stations burrowed underneath Paris to a station in China allegedly built for military purposes, here are 18 photos of abandoned train...
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  • 10 abandoned airports around the world and the history behind them

    10 abandoned airports around the world and the history behind them

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    From deserted Olympic venues to silent amusement parks to hotels that haven't had guests in centuries, abandoned places continue to capture the imagination of urban explorers and curious people around the world.
    As places we normally think of as crowded, busy hubs of travel, airports are particularly eerie when they've been sitting unused for years.
    Here are 10 eerie abandoned airports around the world - and how they got to be this way. Jaisalmer Airport - Rajasthan, India
    No passengers or planes have ever passed through Jaisalmer Airport in Rajasthan, India, which cost $17 million to...
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