Grand Central Terminal opened in 1913 and is the world's largest terminal covering 49 acres with 33 miles of track. Each day 700,000 people pass through the terminal where Metro-North Railroad operates 700 trains per day.
In an NPR interview, the Grand Central Terminal anniversary was discussed. New York Times reporter Sam Roberts has written a book about the terminal, "Grand Central: How a Train Station Transformed America."
Note, "The oldest sections of the London Underground completed 150 years of operations on 10 January 2013."
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