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Belgium Orient Express March 16

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Day 3, 3rd Location. 

By day 3 I was pretty worn out and starting to hate my camera, I also had a pretty bad feeling about this derp. Our group had also picked up 2 Dutch explorers, so I was in and out as 6 in a small and tight location was asking for lots of ghosting. It was a good job really as Secca turned up just as I got off the train. 

History
The Orient Express was a long distance passenger service created by the Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits (CIWL) in 1883. It was intended to be used by the upper classes as the luxury trans European service. A train under its service has also appeared in the James Bond Classic, "From Russia with Love."

Unfortunately the train service ceased to operate on 15th of December 2009 due to High speed rail links and budget Air lines.

This train in question was built in the 1930's but that is all the history I can find. Its a shame and probably shouldnt be left rotting behind a Belgian train station.

 

Pictures shot on a Nikon D3300 and a 18-55 kit lens.

Visited with @CuriousityKilledTheCat, @BlocksPhotography and 3 Non-members.

 

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