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The image shows from side an underground mode of transport, consisting of several connected wagons, called the subway or the metro.

The wagons are represented in the form of rectangles with rounded corners, at the base of which are the wheels, marked as small and blank circles, bond by a thickened, horizontal line.

The left and right ends of the subway have a driver’s cab, with the front window shown as a small, blank square.

The subway wagons are marked embossed, and the door windows, three on each wagon, are aligned as vertical and blank rectangles.

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Industrialization was one of the greatest promises of communism and perhaps the only one that succeeded. For Romania, the communist period would undergo major changes and modernization in the field of industry. One of the most important implementations was the construction of an underground transport system.
Since 1908, a plan for the construction of a subway line in Bucharest appears, through Dimitrie Leonida’s license work.

However, the plan to build the underground network would start to be implemented much later.
There was an attempt to start the project even in the era of 1952, but without success. Only in 1971, the Popular Council of the Municipality of Bucharest was to set up a commission to document the implementation of the underground transport system.

Three years later, in 1974 it was officially decided to start the construction, which would have three buses: Stăvilarul Ciurel – Titan (bus I), Pipera – Berceni (bus II), and the third bus would connect all the city’s districts. Next year, the project was started.


1. Lucian Nastasă, Itinerarii spre lumea savantă: tineri din spațiul românesc la studii în străinătate, 1864-1944, Cluj-Napoca, Editura Limes, 2006, p. 238.
2. Antoaneta Etves, Trenul subteran face noi opriri. Două stații de metrou de deschid astăzi! Cât a construit Ceaușescu și câte stații s-au dat în folosință în ultimii 27 de ani. Galerie FOTO, disponibil online la aceesat la 03.12.2018.
3. Constantin Vitanos, Alexandru-Claudiu Vitanos, România de la “Marea cea mare” : ţinut original – îmbogăţeşte patrimoniul umanității. Opinii externe, București, Editura Mica Valahie, 2018, p. 29.
4. Ibidem.

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