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World’s costliest train station opens in New York at 9/11 site

Santiago Calatrava, the Spanish-Swiss architect  removed a barrier at the entrance of the Oculus

Baku. 4 March. REPORT.AZ/ The world’s most expensive train station opened Thursday in New York, nearly $2 billion over budget and years behind schedule, but the European architect who designed it called it a gift of love to the city.

Report informs citing the foreign media, the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, which is expected eventually to serve more than 200,000 commuters daily, is built next to the site of the Twin Towers, which were destroyed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001.

Santiago Calatrava, the Spanish-Swiss architect who unveiled his ambitious design 12 years ago, removed a barrier at the entrance of the Oculus, a giant oval hall with walls of steel ribs and glass.

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