One of the internal doors of the Ramses Railway Station in Cairo - the name of the station comes from the statue of Ramses II which was erected outside the station

One of the internal doors of the Ramses Railway Station in Cairo - the name of the station comes from the statue of Ramses II which was erected outside the station

Details of the wall beside a gate - the original railway station was built in 1856

Details of the wall beside a gate - the original railway station was built in 1856

Decorative wall of the Ramses Station in Cairo - the current building was constructed in 1892

Decorative wall of the Ramses Station in Cairo - the current building was constructed in 1892

Ceiling of the main hall which gives access to different offices and the platforms

Ceiling of the main hall which gives access to different offices and the platforms

A small pyramid structure is on display in the middle of the hall

A small pyramid structure is on display in the middle of the hall

Main hall of the Ramses Station - it was renovated and upgraded between 2001 - 2011

Main hall of the Ramses Station - it was renovated and upgraded between 2001 - 2011

Details of the pyramid in the arrival hall

Details of the pyramid in the arrival hall

A clock above a door inside the arrival hall

A clock above a door inside the arrival hall

A model of the station was on display inside a glass case

A model of the station was on display inside a glass case

Platforms and train tracks are shown in this model of the station

Platforms and train tracks are shown in this model of the station

For some strange reasons, people were dropping their photos inside the glass case

For some strange reasons, people were dropping their photos inside the glass case

A cafe on the first floor of the Ramses Railway Station

A cafe on the first floor of the Ramses Railway Station

High ceiling on the first floor

High ceiling on the first floor

Access door to the platform from the main hall - this is where I caught my train to Alexandria

Access door to the platform from the main hall - this is where I caught my train to Alexandria

Inside of an Egyptian train

Inside of an Egyptian train