Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Acquario 9893


Spotted this very shiny train in the station in Bari this morning. Not only is it equipped with extremely efficient mirrored windows, but its surface is so clean that it reflects as effectively as the windows!

Acquario means both "Aquarius" (the zodiac sign) and "aquarium" (where you keep your pet fish) and it seemed to me that the people on the platform looked like they were in a fish bowl!

11 comments:

Rob and Mandy said...

Nice train! Perfect if you want to travel around incognito, in your very own yellow aquarium!

Luis Gomez said...

Great shots!. Thanks for visiting One Photograph a Day. I am sure we can turn the Corcoran picture into a puzzle.

Jacob said...

These are superb! You have a gift! I would have probably walked right on by...

Leif Hagen said...

I want to go on a train ride! Never get to do that here!

Chuck Pefley said...

Those mirrored windows are fantastic! I presume the passengers can see through the one-way glass while staying cool in the summer?

Saretta said...

R&M - almost like a yellow submarine!

Luis - let me know when it goes on the market!

Jacob - aw, shucks...

Leif - yeah, I guess trains are neat. They kind of lose their glamor when you have to use them every day...

Chuck - I don't know! This wasn't actually "my" train, this one was heading south to Lecce. My train never arrived yesterday, I had to wait 40 minutes for another one. Another reason that train-riding has lot its "specialness" for me (back to Leif's comment!).

Tinsie said...

Very shiny and VERY yellow!!

Patsy said...

That is a beautiful train.It looks like it may not be a Ferrovie Statali but a private company.

Saretta said...

That's what it looks like, Patsy. And that's probably why it's SO clean! :-)

Spiderdama said...

Great reflection and shot!-)

Phivos Nicolaides said...

Great shots indeed!