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Tintin Mural at Stockel Metro Station

Posted 07 June 2009 | By | Categories: subway | 18 Comments

The Adventures of Tintin Mural located inside the Stockel Metro Station is definitely one of most impressive of the city of Brussels. The sketches featuring all of the 140 characters of The Adventures of Tintin Comic Strip are displayed on both sides of the 135 meters long underground station’s wall. These were drawn by Hergé […]

Notre Temps Mural at Hankar Metro station

Posted 07 March 2009 | By | Categories: subway | No Comments

The wildly colorful “Notre Temps” fresco was painted on the ceilings and walls of the Hankar STIB Metro station by Roger Somville, leader of the Belgian Expressionists Movement. The mural uses a lot of bright and strident colors in shades of orange and red to represent the struggles of the working class to attain social […]

the new subways wagons in Brussels

Posted 15 January 2008 | By | Categories: subway | No Comments

The metro network of Brussels (STIB/MIVB) has recently added 15 brand new subway M6/Boa wagons to its fleet. This is one of their latest moves to increase by 40% the capacity of its underground network and add better video security for its passengers on board. These are built by the Spanish CAF company (Construcciónes y […]

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