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Underground odds and ends

Updated on December 2, 2016

Subway curiosities

If you travel a lot by subway, you know that we can always find Wonders! They are so densely habitated that it becames easy to be surprised by an infinity of odds and ends. People, art, music, objects.. You name it!

And there are subways all around the world! So, I expect that you can find some interesting stuff around this article and be surprised by some of my findings.

I'm trying to share some voyage interesting tips and humor. Let’s take a look at some interesting oddments.

I hope you enjoy them!

Subway art by OSGEMEOS

beginning this year, the large area outside pirelli hangarbicocca’s cubo building in milan will be used for annual site-specific works commissioned to a selection of international artists. for the inaugural edition of this program called ‘outside the
beginning this year, the large area outside pirelli hangarbicocca’s cubo building in milan will be used for annual site-specific works commissioned to a selection of international artists. for the inaugural edition of this program called ‘outside the | Source

AnsaldoBreda Driverless Metro

The AnsaldoBreda -Ansaldo STS Driverless Metro is a class of driverless electric multiple units and corresponding signaling system. Manufactured by AnsaldoBreda and Ansaldo STS in Italy, it is or will be used on the Copenhagen Metro, Princess Nora bi
The AnsaldoBreda -Ansaldo STS Driverless Metro is a class of driverless electric multiple units and corresponding signaling system. Manufactured by AnsaldoBreda and Ansaldo STS in Italy, it is or will be used on the Copenhagen Metro, Princess Nora bi | Source

The ghost station in Madrid

The station remained unused for over forty years, with trains reducing their speed when passing through it, to which the platforms were cut to facilitate the movement. The fact that the external access had been bricked up allowed the conservation of
The station remained unused for over forty years, with trains reducing their speed when passing through it, to which the platforms were cut to facilitate the movement. The fact that the external access had been bricked up allowed the conservation of | Source

New York underground publicity

From 1941 to 1976, the Board of Transportation/New York City Transit Authority sponsored the "Miss Subways" publicity campaign.
From 1941 to 1976, the Board of Transportation/New York City Transit Authority sponsored the "Miss Subways" publicity campaign. | Source

Azulejos Art in the Metro - Lisbon

 art has become the norm in the Lisbon Metro; lighting plays with the brightness of the azulejo tiles that are present in almost every station.
art has become the norm in the Lisbon Metro; lighting plays with the brightness of the azulejo tiles that are present in almost every station. | Source

Pyongyang Metro - North Korea

Pyongyang Metro has its own museum. A large portion of the collection is related to President Kim Il-sung's providing "on-the-spot guidance" to the workers constructing the system. Among the exhibits are a special funicular-like vehicle which the pre
Pyongyang Metro has its own museum. A large portion of the collection is related to President Kim Il-sung's providing "on-the-spot guidance" to the workers constructing the system. Among the exhibits are a special funicular-like vehicle which the pre | Source

Moscow Metro

The Moscow Metro was one of the USSR’s most ambitious architectural projects. The metro’s artists and architects worked to design a structure that embodied svet (radiance or brilliance) and svetloe budushchee (a radiant future).
The Moscow Metro was one of the USSR’s most ambitious architectural projects. The metro’s artists and architects worked to design a structure that embodied svet (radiance or brilliance) and svetloe budushchee (a radiant future). | Source

Paris "Metropolitain"

Métro is the abbreviated name of the company which originally operated most of the network: La Compagnie du chemin de fer métropolitain de Paris, shortened to “Le Métropolitain”. That was quickly abbreviated to métro, which became a common word also
Métro is the abbreviated name of the company which originally operated most of the network: La Compagnie du chemin de fer métropolitain de Paris, shortened to “Le Métropolitain”. That was quickly abbreviated to métro, which became a common word also | Source

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