As a city’s calling card, the train station has an important social and emotional significance. Modern stations are sensational hubs of mobility created by well-recognised architects. Long ago, they became more than just stages on a journey. The function of Germany’s stations has altered decisively: the station is turning into an urban center, a meeting point that provides increasing opportunities for quality shopping and an ever-broadening range of services and leisure activities. Stations in Germany shows spectacular new buildings and restoration work since the 90s, responds to social mega-trends, offers a detailed introduction to less famous projects and ideas for the modernisation of smaller stations, and finally takes a look at the future of our stations.