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Europe’s biggest graffiti wall along tram station De Wand

Europe’s biggest graffiti wall along tram station De Wand

Posted 16 July 2010 | By | Categories: urban art | 14 Comments

The largest fresco of Belgium can now be admired along the walls of the De Wand tram station in Laeken. Just a stone’s throw from the Atomium along tramway lines 4, 19 and 23 the De Wand station is a symbolic crossing point between the suburbs and the city of Brussels. Entitled “The Walk”, this […]

Happy Metro to You mural by Marc Mendelson

Posted 29 March 2009 | By | Categories: urban art | No Comments

Renowned artist Marc Mendelson wanted to provide a humorous and colorful experience to commuters through his 1974  “Happy Metro to You”  polychrome wood mural at Parc metro station. Born in London in 1915 and member of the Académie Royale de Belgique he his mostly knows for his abstract painting, sculptures, watercolor and modern art work […]

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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