Noah's Train in Barcelona
A few days
ago, Noah's Train,
the "longest moving art work in the world" (over 200 meters in
length), arrived in Spain.
12-container freight train is painted by renowned European urban artists to
raise awareness about the environment and the need to increase the use of the
train for commercial transport.
initiative of Rail Freight
Forward is traveling throughout Europe.
The strong shark and
the blue whale,
the mighty tiger and
the zebra were
the first animals to be painted on the containers in December 2018 by sedr84 and samerups in Katowice, Poland.
In January 2019, CONCRETE came next with the kingfisher, the flamingo, the gecko and
the orca in
In Berlin, two weeks later, the brown bear, the ladybird, the monkey and a
second tiger were
added by RIOT 1394 and Skenar73.
RETRO and Monsieur HOBZ designed the elephant and
the toucan as
well as the crocodile and
the fish in
Paris in February.
In the same month, SMOK and RiseOne brought the horse, the octopus, the crab and
the tree frog on
board in Brussels.
At the event in Rome in May, Mr.Wany and Neve crafted the wolf and the butterfly, the magpie and
In Switzerland it was the ibex’s and the
hard-working ant’s turn
at the hands of Chromeo
Spreadcolor and Rips1.
Daniel Mac Lloyd and Alain Welter painted the owl and the red kite as well
as the fox and
the raccoon in
Luxembourg in July.
The newest containers added in Madrid
display a turtle,
a parrot, an osprey and
painted by Sabek and Mister Piro.
photographer Román Rámirez
shares with us some of his photographs, taken in Barcelona.