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From 1950 to 1957 Douma studied engineering at the TU Delft, after which he entered service in 1960 of the NS on the Department of buildings. Duma to1975 was responsible for a large number of small and medium-sized stations, including Wierden (1965), Emmen (1965), Etten-Leur (1965),Heerhugowaard (1967), Weesp (1967), Rotterdam Lombardijen (1968), Gorinchem (1971), Pigeons (1980) and more. He also drew for the standard design Sextant, sixteen of which were built in the 1960s and 1970s. Delgado was responsible for the sober architecture of the new stations, which the public had a great deal of criticism. That frugality, however, resulted from the austerity urge of the railways. After 1980 he changed his style and dragged, using newly appointed architects, he also got many awards and international attention. His last station is that of Leerdam (1987). He retired In 1995 .