One the most ambitious achievements for any raving or roving entrepreneur is to own their own train station. It would not be possible to buy the famous Grand Central or Paddington Station in a snap. But collective ownership of your public affairs is quite possible. This does not need to necessitate the exchange of money. And all great and ambitious projects do have its roots in small beginnings. If keeping your local public station clean does not have any appeal for you then perhaps your heart is not in this fine business.
As for the rest of you, welcome to one of the world’s greatest hobbies. It is no longer a dream or fantasy for many enthusiasts, with or without a train station right now. The dream becomes a reality the moment you take delivery and full ownership of your first dcc command station. The first because there could be more down the line for you. It would have to depend on just how ambitious you are going to continue to be in this, one of the world’s finest hobbies.
Owning your very own train station and being in full command and control of all the rail networks and carriages and engines that use it. A huge responsibility on your shoulders, to be sure, because you know how many thousands of commuters continue to rely on this grand mode of transport every day of their lives. For most, it is an important case of getting there and back, to and from work, safely and on time.
That is what makes many of these great stations so great. They are reliable. And then for others there is this rush of excitement in taking part in a long-distance cross country trip by rail.