January 19, 2022

Metro Station Shower


Metro Station Shower
You might be wet, but you'll get there, eventually. Pexel, Alari Tammsalu

Nothing like a delightful, frigid shower to start your morning, courtesy of Moscow's public transportation.

Footage taken of a so called "exotic shower" at a poorly placed public transport stop around the area of North-Eastern Expressway in the city of Moscow has both baffled and enraged onlookers. A bench placed below the highway often receives a shower or two as cars above crash into puddles, swooping gallons of water below. 

Those who received amusement from the released video made jokes stating that the reoccurring below-the-highway drench was saving pedestrians money on utilities. Others said that it served as a quick shower for those in a rush to work that skipped one at home (although it might not be as clean). Another common joke was that the waterfall targeting those waiting for public transport would serve as a quick cool down during the summertime.

However, those that were not so amused and were rather angry at the video argued that the water could eventually destroy the highway, not to mention the meticulous hairdos of morning commuters.

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