Christchurch, UK and NZ, Tasmanian railways which ceased passenger services in 1978 had Launceston and Devonport, they also have a Derwent Valley railwayEven more trivia - I have managed at different points in the past to travel to both in a BR Mark 2 carriage...
... Tasmanian railways which ceased passenger services in 1978 had Launceston and Devonport, they also have a Derwent Valley railway
Also surely there must be somewhere like Hessle in Germany?
Many years ago I went on a school trip to Moscow. The nearest Metro station to our hotel was named after the nearby Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy (Vystavka Dostizheniy Narodnovo Khozyaystva) - abbreviated to VDNKh. In Cyrillic script this is written ВДНХ, so we just called it "BANK".If we're doing translations and names that don't fit entirely:
and continuing on the New England theme, Amtrak's 'Downeaster' has stops at Durham, Exeter and Dover in New Hampshire. The 'Vermonter' train (suspended during the pandemic) stops at Northampton, Massachusetts.New England is your friend for this.
I can see:
And several that don't quite work:
Boston South Station
If I remember correctly, the -le suffix is a south German regional diminutive: Häusle is ‘little house’. There is a ditty about the Schwäbisch (Swabian) mentality: Sparen, sparen, Häusle bauen (Save, save, and build your little house).
Branching off a bit, but very near to that Runcorn station there's a Penarth Street, and a bit further away a Miles Platting RoadThere is a station at Runcorn (Brisbane QLD) & one at Birkdale (Brisbane QLD) too. I went to Birkdale recently to get fish and chips in the Britsh style fish and chip shop there!!