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Architecture

Industrial penthouse in Maribor?

Industrial penthouse in Maribor?

While waiting for my next train I made my thoughts about this office on top of an industrial plant opposite to Maribor Railway Station. Would you love to work in an office high over a railway station?

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Ideas

Traffic lights in Maribor

Traffic lights in Maribor, Slovenia

I was very impressed by these traffic lights which counted down the seconds I have to wait for green light. Later the same numbers told me how much time I’d have to cross the street. I haven’t seen this before but I love this idea.

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Locomotives Railways

Steam locomotive JŽ 151-001 in Maribor

Steam locomotive JŽ 151-001 in Maribor, Slovenia

This steam locomotive pedestalled in front of the railway station of Maribor was built in Wiener Neustadt (Austria) in 1903. In the beginning the locomotive served on the Rohitsch Local Railway. During Austrian period this railway was named Rohitscher Lokalbahn and linked the rail junction Grobelno with the spa Rogaška Slatina (Rohitsch-Sauerbrunn)

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Railways

‘Train Art’ in Maribor

Painted train at Maribor central station

I was surprised how many Slovenian trains were painted like this one. It reminded me on street art but for obviously reason I’d call this train art.

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Railways

Tilting Train SŽ series 310 in Maribor

Tilting Train SŽ series 310

With this tilting train of the SŽ series 310 I enjoyed a great train ride between Maribor and Ljubljana through a wild river valley at high speed.