Rio de Janeiro Light Rail is a modern light rail system serving Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The system is among several new public transport developments in the region ahead of the city’s successful bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics. A well needed method of transportation for this congested city and it is estimated that, when the entire network becomes fully operated, it will be able to eliminate traffic of the city centre.
A great number of plants and as many as ten thousand clumps of bamboos and bushes have been cultivated to provide for the animals’ diet and habitat.
Xian Railway Station is one of the two main railway stations of Xian, the capital of China’s Shaanxi Province.
Very attractive, clean interior of Xian Station with beautiful wall pictures.
Arriving Xian by the High-Speed Train. Easily recognizable by their white and grey color and a bullet shape locomotive.
There are about 4 main train stations in Beijing, such as the Beijing Railway Station being the terminus for international trains to other countries, then the North, South and the West railway Stations serving each different zones and traveling throughout this immense country.
Morning departure from Beijing to Xian by High-speed bullet train. Many trains pass through the city in a very convenient and comfortable way. Station is huge and the crowd inside is out of this world. Trains are punctual, clean and spacious. The trip to Xian will take 6 hours with a few short stops to some cities along the way. The other pictures following this page until the final destination (Xian) were all taken while the train was running smoothly at a maximum speed of 305 km about 190 miles per hour.
Red Sculpture outside of the railway station.
Another side of the West Railway Station with view of platform and tracks.
The word béguinage is a French term that refers to a semi-monastic community of women called Beguines, religious women who sought to serve God without retiring from the world, as well as to the architectural complex that housed such a community.
Béguinage of Brugge,MG 8849 Belgium