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These Pictures Of Abandoned Orient Express Are So Damn Creepy

by : UNILAD on : 11 Aug 2016 10:40
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The Orient Express is one of the most iconic trains ever created, a piece of history, which reminds us how luxurious transportation trains once were.

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Sadly, one of these is slowly fading into oblivion.  Launched in 1883 by the Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits (CIWL), this train still remains on the tracks.

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A Rotterdam-based urban photographer, Brian Romeijn, travelled to Belgium to capture some stunning images of the decaying train.

This particular train has remained untouched since its last trip in December 2009.

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Another of its kind, the Venice-Simplon Orient Express, has since been turned into hotel suites that promise guests ‘a world of timeless glamour’.

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Brian became extremely passionate about photographing abandoned places, after his teachers told him about it during his studies.

He says on his website:

When I step into an abandoned site it feels like stepping into a time machine. I try to feel the emotions of it’s past and that is what I want to show in my pictures. When people are looking at my work and raise a question about the ‘what, why, when’ then I feel I have succeeded.

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You can check out more of Brian’s adventures here.

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Precious Decay
  1. Precious Decay

    Abandoned Orient Express