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 â€œThe Walkâ€, this massive work of art was created by 30 graffiti artists from Belgium and beyond was part of a grant from the Brussels’ region for the renovation of public spaces and has grown over the years to become Europeâ€™s biggest graffiti wall with it 4500 square meters. The total cost of the project was of 200 000â‚¬ where 30 artists worked for 9 days and no less than 6000 spray paint cans were used during the process.
A Cable car also called tram car arriving at Lemonnier Stib station.
Location of Lemonnier station:
The empty tracks lit by the artificial neon light help give the whole place a uncomfortable and eerie feeling.
After afew mins wait a cable car finally arrives from the Gare du Midi
The Final approach into STIB Lemonnier station while the driver and a passenger seem a bit captivated and surprised by the camera.
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 (ConstrucciÃ³nes y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles). An additional 5 have already since been ordered.
The new M6/Boa series models
Inside the M6/Boa
The main seating arrangements portion of the M6/Boa
The old U series models