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Chinese city turns subway train into a mini forest

Chinese city turns subway train into a mini forest

A city in China has turned one of its metro carriages into a forest in order to promote environmentally friendly transportation.

A carriage belonging to a subway train in Hangzhou, China has been installed with potted plants along with moss and leaves, reports the People’s Daily Online.

The subway carriage, open for 12 hours on November 28 aimed to promote low carbon and green development.

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A forest! The city was attempting to introduce greenery into public transportation

 Plants and moss were installed in a subway car in Hangzhou, China’s Zhejiang province.

The city was attempting to introduce greenery into public transportation and help promote low carbon and green development in the city.

The carriage was open for 12 hours on November 28 and has since been closed.

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Giant plants were installed with some ‘growing’ around the metal poles in the centre of the carriage.

The city was hoping to promote public transportation as a green alternative

Many people have been discussing the story on news site iFeng.com.

One user wrote: ‘It’s refreshing to see some greens when you are tired.’

While another commented: ‘It occupies much space, not practical at all.’

And one user said: ‘I may feel like it’s the end of the world riding on the train

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