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Friday, March 10, 2017

Japan: announcements on train/Япония, объявление станций в поезде

It may seem that it is hard to understand what this says for a person who does not speak Japanese.

Казалось бы, нетренированному человеку сложно понять что написано.



But if one waits a little bit, an English translation follows shortly.

Но стоит немного подождать, и то же самое объявят на английском.


Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Train bathrooms on Japanese trains/Туалеты в японских поездах

Japanese bullet trains have neat clean bathrooms. They implement some interesting space-saving ideas. This is a standard restroom, unisex with a changing table.

В японских скоростных поездах чистые приятные туалеты. Так как места не очень много, иногда попадаются интересные изобретения. Вот это стандартная комната, типа М/Ж с пеленальным столиком.



And this is a sink where one can soap (left), rinse (middle) and dry hands all in one place.

А вот это хитрая раковина, в которой (слева направо) выдается мыло, вода, а потом сушка рук.

This is another interesting feature. A window in the men's bathroom can tell you whether it's occupied or not.

А вот еще одна интересная задумка. Окошко в мужском туалете дает понять занят ли он или нет.


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