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    Article before names of subway stations


    I am confused about the use of articles before the names of subway stations. For example, I found these two examples on the net. I wish to know the safest way one should follow in case of doubt.

    • The man died after being shot by officers at the Stockwell subway station in south London.

    • Union Station is at the centre of the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor, the busiest inter-city rail service area in the nation.



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    Re: Article before names of subway stations

    The 'Stockwell' example sounds odd to me. It could seem from your two examples that this is a simple British/American difference, but not so. Most British people I know would say 'at Stockwell tube'. Of course, it's different when the article is a part of the name, as it is with some place names.


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