Hua Lamphong Railway Station, is the main railway station in Bangkok. The station was opened in 1916. It was built in an Italian Neo-Renaissance style, with decorated wooden roofs and stained glass windows. The architecture is attributed to Italian Mario Tamagno, who, with countryman Annibale Rigotti (1870–1968). There are 14 platforms, 26 ticket booths and two electric display boards, 3 cigarettes carts and 150 pigeons. Hua Lamphong serves over 130 trains and approximately 60,000 passengers each day. I was one of them that day.