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08/13/2011 10:24 am ET | Updated Oct 13, 2011

'Transfer Accelerator' In Utrecht Helps Dutch Passengers Slide To Their Train

We all know that taking the train is one of the greenest ways to get around, but we wouldn't exactly call being jam-packed into a metal compartment with a bunch of strangers "fun." Well one station in Utrecht is trying to change all of that with their new 'Transfer Accelerator' - a slide that lets commuters skip the stairs and experience a thrill we all loved as kids. Designed by HIK Ontwerpers, the slide and the rest of the station revamp are already making taking the train a more pleasurable experience. All photos and captions courtesy of Inhabitat.

Slide To Work

Editor's Note: The translation of this video may not be exact.
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