On the Tracks

It is not uncommon to see people walking along the railway lines in Portugal, or nipping across the tracks from one platform to another. That happens quite a lot in Oiã, where there is a two track line, one up and one down. But this was the first time I had spotted someone crossing the lines at Aveiro. A couple of minutes after this picture was taken, the high-speed train from Braga came through the station. Of course the most unfortunate thing I saw (or the funniest, depending on your point of view) is when a woman opened the door on the wrong side of the train and fell onto the track.

Published by Keith Devereux

'Let me close my eyes and sense the beauty around me. And take that breath under the dark sky full of stars.' Mira Furlan

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