Tag: railway

This is an interesting project by Ivan Puig and Andrés Padilla Domene called SEFT-1 that is basically a railway vehicle that is used to traverse abandoned railroad tracks in Mexico and Ecuador. Those countries have huge sections of railway that have been left unused ever since railroads were privatized in 1995 and these two men are hoping […]

queens-high-line

Did you know Queens has its own abandoned elevated railway? I sure didn’t! Jeff Seal went and took a few photos there. Apparently it runs from Rego Park to Ozone Park and community leaders are hoping to turn it into Queens’ version of The High Line. Cool, no?

subway-slide

This is so wonderful! Dutch design firm HIK Ontwerpers installed a slide at Overvecht Station as a part of their ongoing urban installation project series. The slide isn’t just for decoration — the Dutch railway company encourages passengers to use it if they are running late or just need a quicker way to get into […]