way station

Definitions of way station
1

n a stopping place on a journey

Synonyms:
stopover
Type of:
stop
a spot where something halts or pauses

n a small railway station between the principal stations or a station where the train stops only on a signal

Synonyms:
flag stop, whistle stop
Type of:
railroad station, railroad terminal, railway station, train depot, train station
terminal where trains load or unload passengers or goods

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