Ukraine Enlisted the Help of the Tram

by Olha Povaliaieva
Saturday, September 24, 2022
Ukraine Enlisted the Help of the Tram

Austrian tram will help Ukrainians cope with the wartime

A unique tram appeared in the capital of Austria. Blue-yellow public transport was created by the Ukrainian community of Vienna with the support of the Ukrainian embassy in Austria. The tram design was created as a reminder to foreigners of the war of the Russian Federation against Ukraine. Maria Nozaryan from Kharkiv was a graphic designer for the project. According to her, blue-yellow design is associated with the artistic heritage of Georgy Narbut, who more than 100 years ago worked on branding the Ukrainian state using national visual elements. Now, all concerned can also support the Ukrainian people — in the design of public transport QR-code. It can be scanned directly from the tram and made donat the special account of the Ukrainian embassy. All the money will be used to help Ukrainian families affected by the war.

The tram in Ukrainian motifs will run for 3 months from the main street Ringstrasse. After that, it is planned to move transport to Riga and Vilnius. Talks are also underway with Stockholm. European willingly help Ukraine from the first months.

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