Antwerp - Luchtbal station

by Berckmans Peter November. 05, 2019 264 views

Antwerp - Luchtbal station is in the north of Antwerp, I believe it is the last station going out Antwerp. Now this area of Antwerp ,Luchtbal, is one big social project. Long ago there were nice litle houses and probably good to live. Now it is almost al social housing, must say that the city has invested a lot of money in it to make it appealing to live. I grew up in social housing and it is not all bad, this area is a bit on the negative side.

The station, if you could call it a station is just some perrons and tracks. No shop, no ticket office , just a all lot of nothing. I would not want that my daughter has to take the train there alone.

The lens used that day was my vintage Sun lens. What I still like the feel of.

And somebody was photobombing that day, yeap you guessed it, my litle girl.

Walking up to the station.

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Antonio Gil 3 months, 1 week ago

At least there is some good street art going on

3 months, 1 week ago Edited
Berckmans Peter Replied to Antonio Gil 2 months, 3 weeks ago

And some idiots tagging over it

2 months, 3 weeks ago Edited
Benny Law 3 months, 1 week ago

The sweet photobomber in #10 was a nice surprise after so many rather eerie scenes of this empty station.

3 months, 1 week ago Edited
Berckmans Peter Replied to Benny Law 3 months, 1 week ago

She did not want to go alone there.

3 months, 1 week ago Edited
Buster Bruce 3 months, 1 week ago

Your photograph work is always appreciated Peter. I have never been to Antwerp and probably wont ever get there so your images are so interesting for me. Thanks brother

3 months, 1 week ago Edited
Berckmans Peter Replied to Buster Bruce 3 months, 1 week ago

Thanks,glad I can share it

3 months, 1 week ago Edited
Camellia Staab 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Love looking at the graffiti. There are some very cool ones here and some very dark.

3 months, 2 weeks ago Edited
Berckmans Peter Replied to Camellia Staab 3 months, 1 week ago

Some are from artistsvand others, lets say it nice,streetkids

3 months, 1 week ago Edited
Björn Roose 3 months, 2 weeks ago

I can't remember why, but I once had to wait for the train there. Antwerp has more than one station I'm not particularly fond of, but Luchtbal is definitely amongst the ones I like least.

3 months, 2 weeks ago Edited
Berckmans Peter Replied to Björn Roose 3 months, 2 weeks ago

It really is not welcoming

3 months, 2 weeks ago Edited
Heike 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Sad, that this idiot with the white spray can painted over some of the very good graffities...

3 months, 2 weeks ago Edited
Berckmans Peter Replied to Heike 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Yeap , tagging is a big problem. Some nice works are destroyed. Some are gang related.

3 months, 2 weeks ago Edited
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